+ Aldo Civico Photo

Aldo Civico

Global Authority In Leadership Development & Conflict Management

Aldo Civico

Global Authority In Leadership Development & Conflict Management

http://www.aldocivico.com/aldocivico-story/

aldo@aldocivico.com

Aldo Civico is recognized worldwide as an authority in the field of leadership development and conflict management. Over twenty-five years of international experience give Aldo Civico a unique perspective on intelligent and effective leadership.

John Mattone, the world authority on Intelligent Leaders, has defined Aldo as “one of the best global coaches I have worked with.”

Insightful and engaging, Aldo Civico teaches executives from around the world how to powerfully upgrade their mental game and to develop the character and the skills to become intelligent leaders. From experience, Aldo knows that executives unlock and unleash their potential when they expand their "Inner Core," leverage the skills they already master, and close the development gap that prevents them from achieving high performance. As a result, Aldo’s clients have consistently experienced exponential growth, adding great value to their organization, families, and life.   

+ Alisa Cohn Photo

Alisa Cohn

Global Thought-Leader in Business & Executive Coaching

Alisa Cohn

Global Thought-Leader in Business & Executive Coaching

http://www.alisacohn.com/about-alisa/

alisa@alisacohn.com

Alisa is an executive coach who works with senior executives and high potential leaders to help them create permanent positive shifts in their leadership impact and the results they achieve. She also works with founder/CEO’s of startups and other high growth companies to help them lead for scale.

Her areas of specialty include: Executive presence; Power, influence and charisma; Decision-making; Corporate politics; Personal mastery.

Alisa was named one of the Top 100 Speakers for 2018 by Inc. Magazine. Alisa was selected as one of the top coaches by Marshall Goldsmith in his 100 Coaches project. She was selected as one of the Top 10 Coaches by Women’s Business, which called her “absolutely brilliant,” and “a super hero.”

Some of Alisa’s clients include: Microsoft, IBM, Dell, Google, Pfizer, Novartis, Johnson & Johnson, Sony Music, Bloomberg LLP, Foursquare, Venmo, Etsy, Calvin Klein, and The New York Times. She has also worked with public figures and politicians.

Alisa is a columnist for Worth Magazine and Forbes.com writing about leadership and entrepreneurship. She was featured in the books Reinventing You and Entrepreneurial You, by Dorie Clark. Alisa has been quoted in New York Times, the Wall St. Journal, and various other national business publications.

+ Amanda Blake Photo

Amanda Blake

Master Somatic Coach

Amanda Blake

Master Somatic Coach

https://embright.org/

mandy@embright.org

Amanda Blake is the author of the book Your Body Is Your Brain and creator of the popular Body = Brain course on the neuroscience of experiential learning. She founded embright to help influencers and idealists embody their brilliance, expand their leadership capacity, and make a more satisfying and meaningful contribution. She is a Master Somatic Leadership coach and holds a degree in Human Biology from Stanford University.

+ Andrew Neitlich Photo

Andrew Neitlich

Founder and Director, Center For Executive Coaching & Coach Master Toolkit

Andrew Neitlich

Founder and Director, Center For Executive Coaching & Coach Master Toolkit

Andrew Neitlich is the Founder and Director of the Center for Executive Coaching. Professionals from around the world hire him -- and the Center for Executive Coaching -- to learn and get certified in best-practice executive coaching skills and methods. He also has a full executive coaching practice, with an emphasis on coaching leaders in dynamic and growing organizations. Andrew is the author of Guerrilla Marketing for Coaches, Coach!, Elegant Leadership, and also developed the Coach Master Toolkit. He graduated from Harvard Business School in 1991.

+ Annie McKee Photo

Annie McKee

Best-Selling Author & Internationally Recognised Leadership Advisor

Annie McKee

Best-Selling Author & Internationally Recognised Leadership Advisor

http://www.anniemckee.com/

annie@anniemckee.com

Annie McKee, PhD is a best-selling author, respected academic, speaker and advisor to top global leaders. Her latest research was just published in her new book, How to Be Happy at Work: The Power of Purpose, Hope, and Friendship, published by Harvard Business Review Press. As a coach to executives in Fortune/FTSE 500 companies and organizations around the globe, she uses a person-centered approach that helps leaders develop their emotional intelligence, enhance their strategic thinking abilities, and build resonant cultures.

+ Barry Conchie Photo

Barry Conchie

Global Thought-Leader in Strengths Based Leadership

Barry Conchie

Global Thought-Leader in Strengths Based Leadership

http://conchieassociates.com/

barry@conchieassociates.com

Co-author of the New York Times, Business Week and Wall Street Journal best selling book, “Strengths Based Leadership”, Barry Conchie has progressed from leading the Gallup Organization’s leadership practice to building his own executive consulting and selection business. His background in cognitive neuroscience and psychology underpins his credentials as one of the leading assessment and selection experts advising major companies around the world. His most recent research is in the area of decision making and heuristics. He is an expert at team behavioral diagnostics and functioning. He is based in Boulder, Colorado.

+ Bill George Photo

Bill George

Senior Fellow at Harvard Business School & Named One of "Top 25 Business Leaders of the Past 25 Years" by PBS

Bill George

Senior Fellow at Harvard Business School & Named One of "Top 25 Business Leaders of the Past 25 Years" by PBS

http://www.billgeorge.org/about/

online@bpgeorge.com

Bill George is a senior fellow at Harvard Business School, where he has taught leadership since 2004. He is the author of: Discover Your True North and The Discover Your True North Fieldbook, Authentic Leadership, True North, Finding Your True North, 7 Lessons for Leading in Crisis and True North Groups.

Mr. George is the former chairman and chief executive officer of Medtronic. He joined Medtronic in 1989 as president and chief operating officer, was chief executive officer from 1991-2001, and board chair from 1996-2002. Earlier in his career, he was a senior executive with Honeywell and Litton Industries and served in the U.S. Department of Defense.

Mr. George currently serves as a director of Goldman Sachs. He has served recently on the boards of ExxonMobil, Novartis, Target Corporation, Minnesota’s Destination Medical Center Corporation and the World Economic Forum USA. Bill is currently a trustee of the Mayo Clinic, and has served as board chair for Allina Health System, Abbott-Northwestern Hospital, United Way of the Greater Twin Cities, and Advamed.

+ Bruce Gill Photo

Bruce Gill

Partner at InterChange Consultants & Expert in Leadership & Organisational Development

Bruce Gill

Partner at InterChange Consultants & Expert in Leadership & Organisational Development

Bruce Gill is a specialist in the areas of Executive Leadership, Organizational Development and Training. As a Partner with Inter-Change Consultants, Bruce has worked with a broad range of organizations as a diversity consultant. His client work includes American Express, National Institutes of Health, Ernst & Young, and Lucent Technologies. He has brought his work pertaining to Asian/Pacific Islanders, cross-cultural communication, and senior leadership coaching to East Timor.

+ Carlos Davidovich Photo

Carlos Davidovich

Recognised Expert in NeuroManagement and NeuroLeadership

Carlos Davidovich

Recognised Expert in NeuroManagement and NeuroLeadership

https://optimumtalent.com/

cdavidovich@optimumtalent.com

For over fifteen years, Carlos has been coaching internationally supporting the development of leaders and management teams alike. Originally from Argentina, he has been living in Toronto, Canada and with Optimum Talent since 2013, working as an executive coach, facilitator, and is certified in Optimum Talent’s SuccessFinder Career System. Carlos has expertise in NeuroManagement, and NeuroMarketing. He draws on his skills as a medical doctor plus his twenty years of experience as executive in the pharmaceutical industry to deliver insights to both organizations and executives about neuroscience and leadership. He is a professor of Neuromanagement in the MBA program at the University of New York in Prague (UNYP) and a guest lecturer for the EMBA program at the Rotman School of Management in Toronto. He is also a member of the Neuroleadership Institute, the NMSBA (NeuroMarketing Science & Business Association) and a thought leader of the Institute of Coaching at McLean Hospital, Harvard

+ Carol Kauffman Photo

Carol Kauffman

Founder Institute of Coaching, Harvard Faculty

Carol Kauffman

Founder Institute of Coaching, Harvard Faculty

President at Coaching Psychology LLC

For the past 25 years Dr. Kauffman has taught at Harvard Medical School where she is an Assistant Professor and the Founder/Executive Director of the Institute of Coaching. In 2009 she received a $2,000,000 award from the Harnisch Foundation to create the Institute. As a leader with an entrepreneurial spirit she launched: the Institute of Coaching, Founded and co-chair of the Coaching in Leadership and Healthcare Conference at Harvard Medical School, the International Coaching Leadership Forum and the European School of Management and Technology Coaching Colloquia. She recently chaired the annual meeting of the Consulting Psychologist division of the American Psychological Association and the International Positive Psychology Association conference.

Dr. Kauffman has published in many venues, and was the Founding Editor of the first academic peer-reviewed journal dedicated to coaching, Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice. Her Harvard Business Review article, What Coaches Can Do for You is their most frequently cited piece on coaching. Carol appears regularly in the media including New York Times, Forbes, LA Times, New York Magazine and is interviewed for local and national television and radio. She has coached live on television, radio and for a documentary film on positive psychology.

+ Carole Gaskell Photo

Carole Gaskell

Founder Of The Full Potential Group & Highly-Acclaimed Coach, Speaker & Author

Carole Gaskell

Founder Of The Full Potential Group & Highly-Acclaimed Coach, Speaker & Author

https://www.fullpotentialgroup.co.uk/

info@fullpotentialgroup.com

Carole founded Full Potential Group, one of Europe’s longest-established and most highly-regarded leadership and people development specialists, which works with companies such as AkzoNobel, Diabetes, Fitch Ratings, Harrods, Panasonic, Starbucks and Tesco.

She is a highly-acclaimed coach, inspirational speaker and best-selling author in the field of people and leadership development. She has made numerous TV and radio appearances and is a regular contributor to business, national and consumer publications.

A key-note speaker, leadership facilitator and coach to senior business leaders and their teams, Carole helps them reach their full potential and to create high-performance cultures within their organisations.

She is author of global best sellers ‘Transform Your Life — 10 Steps to Real Results’ and ‘Your Pocket Life Coach’ and two specialist books: Full Potential Leadership — a Provocative Call to Make a Dramatic Difference and Full Potential Coach — Transforming People’s Potential into Results.

+ Chester Elton Photo

Chester Elton

Bestselling Author & Workplace Expert on Corporate Culture, Employee Engagement & Leadership

Chester Elton

Bestselling Author & Workplace Expert on Corporate Culture, Employee Engagement & Leadership

http://www.carrotguys.com/

One of today’s most influential voices in workplace trends, Chester Elton has spent two decades helping clients engage their employees to execute on strategy, vision, and values.

He has been called the “apostle of appreciation” by Canada’s Globe and Mail, “creative and refreshing‚” by the New York Times, and a “must read for modern managers” by CNN. Elton is co-author of the multiple award-winning New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling leadership book, All In, The Carrot Principle, and The Best Team Wins. His books have been translated in more than 30 languages and have sold more than 1.5 million copies worldwide.

Elton is often quoted in publications such as the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Fast Company and the New York Times. He has appeared on NBC’s Today, CNN, ABC, MSNBC, National Public Radio and CBS’s 60 Minutes.

Elton serves as a leadership consultant to firms such as American Express, AT&T, Avis Budget Group and Procter & Gamble.

+ Connie Dieken Photo

Connie Dieken

World-Renowned Author, Keynote Speaker & Executive Coach

Connie Dieken

World-Renowned Author, Keynote Speaker & Executive Coach

http://conniedieken.com/

Connie Dieken is the founder of The Dieken Group—an executive coaching and consulting firm that specializes in influential leadership and presence in the spotlight.

She’s also the founder of Influence 360°, an assessment that measures an individual’s personal influence pattern and guides them on how to influence in even the toughest conditions.

Connie developed her unique skills during twenty years as a TV journalist for ABC and NBC. She received five Emmy Awards®, two Telly Awards® and was inducted into the Radio/Television Broadcasters Hall of Fame®.

She’s also a top-selling author. Both her books, Talk Less, Say More and Become the Real Deal, hit #1 on the Amazon bestseller list. The audio version of Talk Less, Say More, narrated by Connie, also reached #1 on Audible’s bestseller list.

A renowned keynote speaker, Connie has delivered speeches on four continents to audiences in the thousands. She talks about how to develop leadership influence and presence that lasts.

+ David Clutterbuck Photo

David Clutterbuck

Leading Authority In Developmental Coaching & Mentoring

David Clutterbuck

Leading Authority In Developmental Coaching & Mentoring

https://www.davidclutterbuckpartnership.com/

david@davidclutterbuckpartnership.com

David Clutterbuck is one of the early pioneers of developmental coaching and mentoring and co-founder of the European Mentoring & Coaching Council. Author of more than 65 books, including the first evidence based titles on coaching culture and team coaching, he is visiting professor at three business schools. He leads a global network of specialist mentoring and coaching consultants, Coaching and Mentoring International.

+ David Goldsmith Photo

David Goldsmith

Globally Recognised As A Founding Member Of The Coaching Profession

David Goldsmith

Globally Recognised As A Founding Member Of The Coaching Profession

https://www.7pathsforward.com/

davidgoldsmith@7pathsforward.com

As Executive Director for 7 Paths Forward, David is responsible for building an organization that supports the development of great coaches worldwide.

As an industry founder, he worked closely with Thomas Leonard and served as the first president of Coach U and founded the International Coach Federation. He later went on to lead CoachInc.com through its expansion. He then organized the first coaching conferences that highlighted research about the profession.

He co-founded the Foundation of Coaching which later became the Institute of Coaching at Harvard furthering the profession’s commitment to research.

As coaching spread around the globe, he trained the first Japanese coaches and then worked closely with Coach 21 and Coach A to help establish coaching in Japan.

He wrote the “Dear Coach” column for the Sunday London Times and has been featured in radio and television interviews.

He is one of the first to attain the Master Certified Coach and Board-Certified Coach credentials. As a coach for over 25 years, he primarily works with executives, professionals and entrepreneurs.

David is a graduate of Cornell University and is a member of the International Coach Federation. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico with his wife Marie Motroni.

+ David Nour Photo

David Nour

Globally Renowned Leadership & Business Economics Expert

David Nour

Globally Renowned Leadership & Business Economics Expert

https://nourgroup.com/

dnour@nourgroup.com

David Nour is the author of ten books including the best-selling Relationship Economics, which makes the case that relationships are the greatest off-balance sheet asset any organization can possess. His new book is Co-Create: How Your Business Will Profit from Innovative and Strategic Collaboration. He is a trusted advisor to many leading companies, a global speaker, member of the Marshall Goldsmith #MG100 global executive coaches, venture partner at EGL Holdings, and an adjunct professor at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School in Atlanta, GA. David also serves as the lead independent director at introNetworks.

+ David Peterson Photo

David Peterson

Director, Executive Coaching & Leadership at Google

David Peterson

Director, Executive Coaching & Leadership at Google

As Google’s head of Executive Coaching and Leadership, David coaches senior leaders, manages Google’s network of external and internal coaches, and supports leadership, learning, and executive development initiatives at Google.

Before joining Google in 2011, David served as leader of world-wide coaching services for PDI Ninth House (now part of Korn Ferry). In addition to coaching top leaders in organizations such as Salesforce, Sandisk, Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard, Target, Wal-Mart, Shell, Genentech, Mayo Clinic, Harvard, and Stanford University, he provided consultation and thought leadership on how to design and manage organizational coaching programs, how to develop high potential leaders and critical talent, and how to accelerate learning and leadership development at all levels.

+ David Rock Photo

David Rock

Director of the NeuroLeadership Institute

David Rock

Director of the NeuroLeadership Institute

https://davidrock.net/

david@neuroleadership.com

Dr. David Rock coined the term 'Neuroleadership’ and is the Director of the NeuroLeadership Institute, a global initiative bringing neuroscientists and leadership experts together to build a new science for leadership development. With operations in 24 countries, the Institute also helps large organizations operationalize brain research in order to develop better leaders and managers.   David co-edits the NeuroLeadership Journal and heads up an annual global summit. He has written many of the central academic and discussion papers that have defined the Neuroleadership field.

+ Dorie Clark Photo

Dorie Clark

Bestselling Leadership Author & Recognised Branding Expert

Dorie Clark

Bestselling Leadership Author & Recognised Branding Expert

https://dorieclark.com/about/

dorie@dorieclark.com

Dorie Clark is an adjunct professor at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and a professional speaker. She is the author of Entrepreneurial You (Harvard Business Review Press), which was named one of the Top 10 Business Books of 2017 by Forbes. Her previous books include Reinventing You and Stand Out, which Inc. magazine declared the #1 Leadership Book of 2015, and was a Washington Post bestseller. The New York Times has described her as an “expert at self-reinvention and helping others make changes in their lives.”

A former presidential campaign spokeswoman, she is a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review, and is a consultant and speaker for clients such as Google, Yale University, and the World Bank. She is also a producer of a multiple Grammy-winning jazz album.

+ Dr. David Drake Photo

Dr. David Drake

Global Thought Leader On Narrative Coaching

Dr. David Drake

Global Thought Leader On Narrative Coaching

https://www.narrativecoaching.com/

ddrake@narrativecoaching.com

Dr. David Drake founded the field of narrative coaching and offers the popular Narrative Coach program through WBECS. He is a master coach and has taught coaching to over 15,000 leaders, managers and professionals in twenty countries. David is a Fellow and Thought Leader for the Institute of Coaching affiliated with Harvard Medical School.

In 2018 David launched the Moment Institute in San Francisco and Amsterdam. It is dedicated to developing practitioners who can facilitate real change in real time. The Institute currently offers Threshold Retreats, a Mastermind program for pioneers who work at thresholds, and partnerships with others at the forefront of developing people.

David has used his expertise and unique wisdom to support change and coaching in over 70 organizations, including Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Dropbox, Google, Logitech, Nike, PwC, Westpac, and many government and education organizations.

David earned his PhD in Human & Organizational Development from Fielding Graduate University. He is the author of over 50 publications, including as lead editor of The Philosophy and Practice of Coaching (2008, Jossey-Bass), co-editor of SAGE Handbook of Coaching (Sage, 2016), and author of Narrative Coaching: The Definitive Guide to Bringing New Stories to Life (2nd ed) (CNC Press, 2018).

+ Dr. Malcolm Parlett Photo

Dr. Malcolm Parlett

World Leading Authority in Gestalt Psychotherapy

Dr. Malcolm Parlett

World Leading Authority in Gestalt Psychotherapy

www.fiveexplorations.com

malcolm.parlett@myphone.coop

Malcolm Parlett PhD has had three careers within psychology. His longest has been as a gestalt trainer and consultant. He co-founded the Gestalt Psychotherapy and Training Institute in the UK, was a visiting professor of Gestalt Psychotherapy at the University of Derby, edited the British Gestalt Journal for 15 years, and is in demand as a thought leader in the international gestalt community.

+ Dr. Marshall Goldsmith Photo

Dr. Marshall Goldsmith

#1 Leadership Thinker & NYT Bestselling Author

Dr. Marshall Goldsmith

#1 Leadership Thinker & NYT Bestselling Author

Executive Coach

Dr. Goldsmith is the author or editor of 35 books, which have sold over two million copies, been translated into 30 languages and become bestsellers in 12 countries. His two other New York Times bestsellers are MOJO and What Got You Here Won’t Get You There - the Harold Longman Award winner for Business Book of the Year. In February 2016, Amazon.com recognized the ‘100 Best Leadership & Success Books’ in their To Read in Your Lifetime series. The list included classics and newer books - management and self-help books. Both Triggers and What Got You Here Won’t Get You There were recognized as being in the top 100 books ever written in their field. Marshall is only one of two authors with two books on the list.

+ Dr. Michael D. Watkins Photo

Dr. Michael D. Watkins

Leadership Transitions Expert, Best-Selling Author and Professor of Leadership and Organisational Change at the IMD Business School

Dr. Michael D. Watkins

Leadership Transitions Expert, Best-Selling Author and Professor of Leadership and Organisational Change at the IMD Business School

http://www.genesisadvisers.com/

inquiries@genesisadvisers.com

Michael D. Watkins is Professor of Leadership and Organizational Change at IMD. He has spent the last two decades working with leaders—both corporate and public—as they transition to new roles, transform their organizations, and craft their legacies.

Dr. Watkins is author of the international bestseller The First 90 Days, Updated and Expanded: Proven Strategies for Getting Up to Speed Faster and Smarter, which The Economist recognized as "the on-boarding bible." With more than 750,000 copies sold in English, and translations in 24 languages, The First 90 Days has become the classic reference for leaders in transition and a standard resource of leading change. In 2011, it was named one of the best 100 business books of all time.

+ Dr. Riza Kadilar Photo

Dr. Riza Kadilar

President of European Mentoring and Coaching Council

Dr. Riza Kadilar

President of European Mentoring and Coaching Council

riza@kadilar.net

Dr. Riza Kadilar is the president of European Mentoring and Coaching Council. He is a PhD in Economics. After a BSc degree at METU in Industrial Engineering, he has obtained his MSc degree at Stanford University, and completed his MBA at HEC, Paris and an executive management course at INSEAD. His professional career includes senior level bank management experience in France, UK, Netherlands and Turkey. During his 25 years of banking carreer he delivered numerous motivational speeches in more than 30 countries, and been a visiting professor at leading universities.

+ Eileen McDargh Photo

Eileen McDargh

Internationally Recognized Facilitator, Author, Speaker & Coach

Eileen McDargh

Internationally Recognized Facilitator, Author, Speaker & Coach

https://www.eileenmcdargh.com/

eileen@eileenmcdargh.com

As a business author and commentator, Eileen has appeared on network news, on radio programs and in business journals and in major metropolitan newspapers.

Eileen is a certified speaking professional (CSP) and her election into the CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame places her among the top 3% of speakers in the United States.

She’s also listed as a recommended expert through the Sloan Work and Family Research Network now headquartered at University of Penna.

+ Elizabeth Miu-Lan Young Photo

Elizabeth Miu-Lan Young

Co-Founder InterChange Consultants & Specialist in Cultural Competencies

Elizabeth Miu-Lan Young

Co-Founder InterChange Consultants & Specialist in Cultural Competencies

Elizabeth Miu-Lan Young co-founded InterChange Consultants in 1987. She is a specialist in cultural competencies training focusing on Asian issues at work. She has been active in the New York City Asian Community for the past 40 years. One of the founders of the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center in NYC (formerly the Chinatown Health Clinic), she also taught the pilot Asian American Experience course at Hunter College and the University of Southern California. Liz served as the first Director of Project Reach - a Chinese-American Planning Council program working with Chinatown street gangs. She also worked in a garment sweatshop to better understand the immigrant experience. She was a senior research associate with an Affirmative Action consulting firm headed by Dr. Kenneth Clark.

+ Flip Flippen Photo

Flip Flippen

Psychotherapist, and New York Times® Best-Selling Author

Flip Flippen

Psychotherapist, and New York Times® Best-Selling Author

https://flippengroup.com/

info@flippengroup.com

Founder and chairman of Flippen Group, one of the fastest-growing educator training, corporate talent, and team development companies in North America. Flip developed the theory of Overcoming Personal Constraints to accelerate personal effectiveness by identifying and breaking debilitating behavior patterns that limit performance and hinder growth. He and his team developed the world’s most sophisticated psychometric assessment instrument, capable of identifying personal constraints and prescribing methods for changing behavior.

The Flippen Group’s leadership and organizational development processes equip companies with the strategies and tools required to align an organization’s talent to achieve desired outcomes.

+ Howard J. Morgan Photo

Howard J. Morgan

World-Renowned Executive Coach & Expert in Organizational Change

Howard J. Morgan

World-Renowned Executive Coach & Expert in Organizational Change

http://www.howardjmorgan.com/

howard@howardjmorgan.com

As an executive coach, Howard Morgan has led major organizational change initiatives in partnership with top leaders and executives at numerous international organizations. He was named as one of the world’s top 50 coaches, recognized as one of five coaches with "a proven track record of success" and has published several books. His clients include global businesses in the Financial Services, Manufacturing, Management Consulting, Communication, Media and High Tech industries.

+ Ian McDermott Photo

Ian McDermott

Global Thought Leader In Leadership, Innovation & Collaboration

Ian McDermott

Global Thought Leader In Leadership, Innovation & Collaboration

https://itsnlp.com/

info@itsnlp.com

Ian McDermott has trained a generation of coaches. The Founder of International Teaching Seminars (ITS) Ian has worked with hundreds of organizations and thousands of people. Based in the UK and the US, he has a global perspective working with international companies focusing on Leadership, Collaboration, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Risk.

From practical experience he knows what it takes to run a successful business: this year International Teaching Seminars is celebrating its 30th anniversary.

Ian is an Honorary Fellow of Exeter University Business School where his focus is on entrepreneurship and innovation. He is Dean of Innovation & Learning for the Purposeful Planning Institute in the US and his work is featured in the Open University’s MBA course ‘Creativity, Innovation and Change’. Ian is also External Faculty at Henley Business School and a co-creator of the Henley MSc. in Coaching and Behavioural Change.

Ian is a UKCP accredited psychotherapist and a Diplomate in Professional Coaching of the International Academy of Behavioural Medicine, Counselling and Psychotherapy. He has pioneered Leadership and Innovation Coaching. He was described by the Independent as ‘the coaches’ coach’. He is a member of the Association for Coaching’s Global Advisory Panel and is AC Global Ambassador for Innovation and Collaboration.

+ Jayne Warrilow Photo

Jayne Warrilow

Global Thought-Leader in Business & Executive Coaching

Jayne Warrilow

Global Thought-Leader in Business & Executive Coaching

http://jaynewarrilow.com/about.html

jayne@jaynewarrilow.com

Jayne Warrilow is founder of Coaches Business School, a training company that helps coaches to succeed in business. She is one of the world’s most exclusive business coaches and her clients are by invitation and referral only. Jayne has worked with CEOs and senior executive teams around the world, but her true passion is helping coaches awaken to their full potential, to build conscious, 6 and 7 figure businesses.

Her unique frameworks enable coaches to make a real impact in their chosen niche, to become a trusted authority and potentially, to lead the field. Her clients are passionate, powerful and prosperous with a track record of success, individuals looking to play even bigger and make a positive difference in our world. The 10 Day Coaches MBA is Jayne’s latest bestselling book, it is enabling coaches worldwide to understand how to make a good living as a coach in the new era of business.

Born and raised in England, she has worked with leading organizations and individuals in the United States, Europe, Asia, Australia and Latin America. Jayne now lives and works out of the Greater Los Angeles Area, California.

+ Jennifer Britton Photo

Jennifer Britton

Expert in Group Coaching and Team Development

Jennifer Britton

Expert in Group Coaching and Team Development

http://www.groupcoachingessentials.com/

info@potentialsrealized.com

An award-winning program designer and coach, Jennifer has spent three decades supporting groups and teams through conversation in all it’s different forms. From leading grassroots community engagement sessions in her former work with the UN and the international humanitarian sector, to designing award winning coaching and mentoring programs for Toronto health-care system. Jennifer founded Potentials Realized, a Canadian based performance improvement company in 2004, and works with clients around coaching skills training, leadership, performance and teamwork. Her first two books - Effective Group Coaching (Wiley, 2010) and From One to Many: Best Practices for Teams and Groups (Jossey-Bass, 2013), have been adopted by coach training schools globally for group and team coaching. Her latest book – Effective Virtual Conversations – focuses on her passion for enhanced virtual conversations.

Jennifer is a former Program Manager with the UN and other international organizations. Her work within healthcare was recognized with a Prism Award for Excellence in Coaching (2016 – ICF Toronto) and a 2017 Award of Excellence – Curriculum Design (i4PL). She is a PCC, BCC and CPCC and also holds credentials in the areas of performance improvement and HR. She holds a Bachelor of Science (McGill), and a Masters of Environmental Studies (York University)

+ Jim Harshaw Jr. Photo

Jim Harshaw Jr.

Leading Performance Coach & TEDx Speaker

Jim Harshaw Jr.

Leading Performance Coach & TEDx Speaker

http://jimharshawjr.com/about/

jim@jimharshawjr.com

Failure, struggle and setbacks are not only an inevitable part of life but a necessary step on the path to success. Jim Harshaw has learned many life lessons on the wrestling mat. Having been a Division I All American and won three ACC Championships for the University of Virginia, trained at the Olympic Training Center and competed overseas for Team USA, he has experienced significant triumph and devastating defeat. He relates those powerful lessons of failure, struggle and setback to empower his audiences to overcome their own challenges and achieve success despite their inevitable failures.

Jim is a speaker, executive coach and host of the Success Through Failure podcast.

+ John Baldoni Photo

John Baldoni

Internationally Recognized Executive Coach & Leadership Author

John Baldoni

Internationally Recognized Executive Coach & Leadership Author

http://www.johnbaldoni.com/

john@johnbaldoni.com

John Baldoni is an internationally recognized leadership educator, executive coach and speaks throughout North America and Europe. John is the author of more than a dozen books, including MOXIE: The Secret to Bold and Gutsy Leadership, Lead with Purpose, Lead Your Boss, and The Leader’s Pocket Guide. John’s books have been translated into 10 languages.

In 2018 Inc.com named John a Top 100 speaker. Also in 2018, Trust Across America honored John with its Lifetime Achievement Award for Trust, and Global Gurus named him a Top 30 global leadership expert, a list John been on since 2007. In 2014 Inc.com listed John as a Top 50 leadership expert.

John has authored more than 600 leadership columns for a variety of online publications including Forbes, Harvard Business Review and Bloomberg Businessweek. John also produces and appears in a video coaching series for SmartBrief, a news channel with over 4 million opt-in subscribers.

+ Jonathan S. Raymond Photo

Jonathan S. Raymond

Founder/CEO at Refound and Culture Change Leader

Jonathan S. Raymond

Founder/CEO at Refound and Culture Change Leader

https://www.refound.com/

jonathan@refound.com

After twenty years of not being able to decide whether he was a business development guy or a personal growth teacher, Jonathan stopped trying to figure it out. He is the owner of Refound, a leadership training company that helps leaders and managers to start and manage meaningful conversations with their colleagues. He’s madly in love with his wife, tries not to spoil his daughters, and will never give up on the New York Knicks. Jonathan is a former CEO and Chief Brand Officer and has thrown his heart, mind, and soul into more than a few culture change projects. He has worked in tech, clean tech, and the nonprofit world after graduating law school in 1998.

+ Judith E. Glaser Photo

Judith E. Glaser

World’s leading authority on Conversational Intelligence®

Judith E. Glaser

World’s leading authority on Conversational Intelligence®

http://www.creatingwe.com/

jeglaser@creatingwe.com

Judith E. Glaser is an Organizational Anthropologist. She is one of the most pioneering and innovative change agents, consultants and executive coaches in the consulting and coaching industry and is the world’s leading authority on Conversational Intelligence®, WE-centric Leadership, and Neuro-Innovation, and is a best-selling author of 7 business books including her newest best seller - Conversational Intelligence: How Great Leaders Build Trust and Get Extraordinary Results. Through the application of ‘the Neuroscience of WE™ to business challenges, Judith shows CEOs and their teams how to elevate levels of engagement, collaboration and innovation to positively impact the bottom line.

+ Julio Olalla Photo

Julio Olalla

Pioneer of the Executive Coaching & Transformational Learning Field

Julio Olalla

Pioneer of the Executive Coaching & Transformational Learning Field

https://newfieldnetwork.com/

connect@newfieldnetwork.com

Julio Olalla, MCC, is the founder of Newfield Network, and recognized as a pioneer of the coaching profession and of the field of transformational learning. He is considered one of the best coaches in the world, and has trained and coached over 50,000 people through coach training programs and workshops that span from the United States to Latin America. His teaching has led him to work with presidents, parliament members, CEOs of multinational corporations, politicians, indigenous leaders, and people from all walks of life. He challenges traditional thinking to create leaders that are able to navigate the turbulence facing our global community.

Julio is dedicated to generating a healthier, more sustainable way to inhabit the planet and believes that “when more of the same isn't an option —a new field of learning is required.”

Originally an attorney with the Chilean government, Julio made his way to the U.S. after the 1973 Chilean coup d’état. He is based in Boulder, Colorado with a teaching and training schedule that takes him all over the world. His multi-cultural perspective makes him an in-demand, trusted advisor of Fortune 500 companies, international governments, and high-profile individuals. Julio Olalla is the author of the book From Knowledge to Wisdom and a sought-after keynote and motivational speaker. He addresses audiences on leadership, organizational learning, education, emotion, and executive coaching.

+ Krishna Kumar Photo

Krishna Kumar

Presidential Ambassador, International Association of Coaching

Krishna Kumar

Presidential Ambassador, International Association of Coaching

www.isecindia.in

kk@intradconsult.com

A pioneer in the sphere of Leadership and Executive Coaching in India, Krishna Kumar believes that a leader’s role is to bring about a positive transformation in society. While most of us dream of being in a better place, great leaders have got to where they are by applying the right form of leverage. Coaching provides them with that perfect lever.

It is a belief that has lead him through a diverse and continuing journey over three decades donning the hats of a senior corporate executive, an entrepreneur, a master tennis coaching professional, a B-school professor, independent Board member and a Leadership Coach.
Active in the international coaching community he was the Global President of the International Association of Coaching (IAC) in 2016 and 2017 and continues as a Member of the IAC’s Governing Board. The Founder Director of the Intrad School of Executive Coaching (ISEC), he is a Founding Fellow of the Harvard Medical College affiliated Institute of Coaching and a Board Certified Coach by the CCE.

He has developed the AWARETM model for coaching that merges concepts and practices from sports psychology and organizational behaviour to enable senior corporate and business leaders to achieve peak performance at work.

+ Libby Gill Photo

Libby Gill

World Renowned Executive Coach, Author & Key-Note Speaker

Libby Gill

World Renowned Executive Coach, Author & Key-Note Speaker

http://www.libbygill.com/meet-libby/

libby@libbygill.com

After a successful leadership career at media giants Universal, Sony and Turner Broadcasting, Libby left the corporate world to found executive coaching and leadership consulting firm Libby Gill & Company. Her clients include ADP, Capital One, Cisco, Disney; EY; Honda, Kellogg’s; Medtronic, Microsoft; Warner Bros., and many more. Libby has appeared on numerous news outlets, including The Today Show, CNN, and in Time Magazine, The New York Times and BusinessWeek.

Libby is the author of five books, including the award-winning You Unstuck and Capture the Mindshare and the Market Share Will Follow. Libby’s latest book is The Hope-Driven Leader: Harness the Power of Positivity at Work.

+ Lisa Ann Edwards Photo

Lisa Ann Edwards

World Leading Expert in Coaching with ROI

Lisa Ann Edwards

World Leading Expert in Coaching with ROI

https://www.lisaannedwards.com/

Lisa@bloomcoachinginstitute.com

Lisa’s passion to help others succeed extends from her professional life to her personal. She has created coaching programs for women transitioning out of poverty, homelessness, domestic violence, and prison, and continues to be a mentor for emerging coaches in their professional development. Her current pro bono work includes evaluating the impact of the International Coaching Federation Foundation’s coaching work in collaboration with the United Nations.

+ Lisa Lahey Photo

Lisa Lahey

Associate Director of the Change Leadership Group, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Lisa Lahey

Associate Director of the Change Leadership Group, Harvard Graduate School of Education

lisa_lahey@gse.harvard.edu

Lisa Lahey is Founder of Minds At Work, a coaching and consulting firm serving businesses and institutions around the world, and on the faculty of the Harvard University Graduate School of Education.

An expert in adult development and an experienced executive coach and educator, Lisa works with leaders and leadership teams in both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. The recipient of numerous honorary degrees and awards, Lisa’s thirty years of research and writing on adult development have influenced the practice of coaching, psychotherapy, management, and leadership.

Her seminal books, How The Way We Talk Can Change The Way We Work (Wiley, 2001), and Immunity to Change (Harvard Business Press, 2009) have been published in over a dozen languages. Her latest book, An Everyone Culture (Harvard Business Press, 2016) was recently named “Best Management and Workplace Culture Book of 2016” by 800-CEO-READ. Lisa has been on the faculty of the World Economic Forum’s Davos Conference, and had her work featured in The Atlantic, MSNBC News, Harvard Business Review, The New York Times Sunday Business Section, Oprah Magazine and Fast Company.

A passionate pianist and nature lover, Lisa has two sons and a daughter-in-law and lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with her husband.

 

+ Liz Kislik Photo

Liz Kislik

Nationally Acclaimed Management Consultant & Business Coach

Liz Kislik

Nationally Acclaimed Management Consultant & Business Coach

http://lizkislik.com/

lizk@lizkislik.com

Liz Kislik is a management consultant and business coach. She helps family-run businesses, national nonprofits, and Fortune 500 companies – organizations like American Express, Girl Scouts of the USA, and Highlights for Children – solve their thorniest problems while strengthening their top and bottom lines in the process. She is a frequent contributor to Harvard Business Review, has served as adjunct faculty at NYU and Hofstra University, and has spoken at TEDxBaylorSchool.

+ Marcia Reynolds Photo

Marcia Reynolds

Director, ICF Global Board, Globally Renowned Behavioural Scientist & Business Coach

Marcia Reynolds

Director, ICF Global Board, Globally Renowned Behavioural Scientist & Business Coach

https://outsmartyourbrain.com/about-marcia/

Marcia@outsmartyourbrain.com

Dr. Marcia Reynolds, MCC, is fascinated by the brain, especially what triggers feelings of connection, commitment, and possibility. She draws on her research as she helps coaches and leaders make every conversation is a difference-making experience. She has provided executive coaching and training programs in emotional intelligence and transformational coaching skills in 38 countries.

Dr. Reynolds is a pioneer in the coaching profession. She was one of the first members and the 5th global president of the International Coach Federation and has returned to the board as a Global Director. She is also a past president of the Association for Coach Training Organizations, the training director for the Healthcare Coaching Institute at Virginia Tech, and on faculty for the International Coach Academy in Russia and Create China Coaching in China. She is recognized by the Global Gurus top 30 as the #5 coach in the world.

Interviews and excerpts from Marcia’s books Outsmart Your Brain, Wander Woman, and The Discomfort Zone: How Leaders Turn Difficult Conversations into Breakthroughs have appeared in many places including Fast Company, Psychology Today, and The Wall Street Journal.

Marcia’s doctoral degree is in organizational psychology and she has two master’s degrees in education and communications.

+ Michael Bungay Stanier Photo

Michael Bungay Stanier

World-Renowned Author, Business Coach & Senior Partner of Box of Crayons

Michael Bungay Stanier

World-Renowned Author, Business Coach & Senior Partner of Box of Crayons

https://boxofcrayons.com/

mbs@boxofcrayons.biz

Michael Bungay Stanier is the founder of Box of Crayons, a company best known for teaching 10-minute coaching so that busy managers can build stronger teams and get better results.

On the way to founding Box of Crayons in 2002, Michael lived in Australia, England, the United States and Canada, his current home.

He has written a number of books. His latest, the Wall Street Journal bestseller The Coaching Habit, has sold over 350,000 copies. It has been praised as one of the few business books that actually makes people laugh out loud. He was the first Canadian Coach of the Year, is a Rhodes Scholar, and was recently recognized as the #3 Global Guru in coaching.

Balancing out these moments of success, Michael was banned from his high school graduation for “the balloon incident,” was sued by one of his law school lecturers for defamation, and his first published piece of writing
was a Harlequin romance short story called “The Male Delivery.”

If I had to pick a person to have dinner with, when I need to be prodded and challenged and inspired to think about the things I really am committed to think about for myself and what I’m doing, I’d pick Michael Bungay Stanier. He has an ability to shake our tree and make us more conscious and responsible about what we know but aren’t willing to admit we know yet.  —David Allen, author of Getting Things Done

+ Pamela Richarde Photo

Pamela Richarde

Co-Creator of ICF Coaching Competencies & Expert Global Coaching Systems Designer

Pamela Richarde

Co-Creator of ICF Coaching Competencies & Expert Global Coaching Systems Designer

http://www.innervisionenterprises.com/

Pamela@innervisionenterprises.com

Pamela Richarde is a pioneer in the field of professional coaching, and as co-creator of the International Coach Federation Core Coaching Competencies, has helped shape what we know coaching to be today. A seasoned facilitator, coach, speaker and trainer, she has led hundreds of courses in both virtual and live settings, working with individuals in a variety of cultures, regions and business contexts.

A Master Certified Coach (MCC), as well as a Professional Mentor Coach Pamela is also a founding member of the Association of Coach Training Organizations (ACTO) and a past Global President of the International Coach Federation.

Pamela holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and a Masters Degree in Acting/Directing. She was born in Berkeley, California USA and has also lived in the US, UK, the Middle East and the Caribbean. A dedicated explorer that actively lives in a state of ‘curious not knowing’, she is constantly creating, expanding and reaching for new understanding and learning. She is also a licensed hypnotist, holds a 2nd Degree Black Belt in Northern Style ShaoLin Kung Fu, plays the harp and loves spending time with her family and Beagles!

+ Peter Bregman Photo

Peter Bregman

Leading Authority in Organisationa lLeadership & Best-Selling Author

Peter Bregman

Leading Authority in Organisationa lLeadership & Best-Selling Author

Peter Bregman is the CEO of Bregman Partners, Inc., an organization which coaches multiple leaders within a company to aggressively drive the company's most important priority. He has been an ICF Master Certified Coach since 1999, and he trains coaches to help their clients get massive traction on wildly important things. His most recent book is Four Seconds, a New York Post top pick for your career in 2015. His previous book was the Wall Street Journal bestseller 18 Minutes, the best business book of the year on NPR, and selected by Publisher’s Weekly and the New York Post as a top 10 business book. Peter has advised CEOs and senior leaders in many of the world’s premier organizations. He earned his B.A. from Princeton University and his M.B.A. from Columbia University.

+ Peter Hawkins Photo

Peter Hawkins

Professor of Leadership at Henley Business School, & International Thought Leader In Executive Teams, Systemic Team Coaching & Coaching Supervision

Peter Hawkins

Professor of Leadership at Henley Business School, & International Thought Leader In Executive Teams, Systemic Team Coaching & Coaching Supervision

https://www.renewalassociates.co.uk/

info@renewalassociates.co.uk

Peter Hawkins is Professor of Leadership at Henley Business School, Chairman of Renewal Associates, and founder and emeritus Chairman of Bath Consultancy Group, Chairman of Metaco South Africa and Honorary President of the Academy of Executive Coaching and APECS. He is a leading consultant, writer and researcher in leadership and leadership development and an international thought leader in executive teams, systemic team coaching and coaching supervision. He has just led a major global research project on Tomorrow’s Leadership and the Necessary Revolution in Today’s Leadership Development for Henley Business School and finished writing the second edition of Leadership Team Coaching in Practice to be published in July 2018 by Kogan Page.

Over the last 35 years he has worked with many leading companies all over the world, co-designing and facilitating major change and organisational transformation projects and coaching company boards and leadership teams. He has helped several senior executive teams develop their vision, values and strategy for the future, both in commercial companies, public sector, higher education and large professional service organisations.

+ Phyllis Haynes Photo

Phyllis Haynes

Pioneer in Cross Cultural Communication & Diversity in Coaching

Phyllis Haynes

Pioneer in Cross Cultural Communication & Diversity in Coaching

interchangeone@msn.com

Phyllis currently serves on the board of the Coach Initiative a foundation devoted to giving guidance and coaching to not for profit organizations and leaders around the World. Phyllis served as a founding partner and principal with InterChange Consultants. She is a specialist in communications d has extensive knowledge on new media application. She consults and offers media trainings including cross-cultural communications issues, and provides assistance to companies who wish to broaden their exposure in the international arena or develop more effective teams within their organizations. Her clients have included Citi Group, NECINA, APEX, 4A, C100, Conversation Among Masters, United Nations, Columbia University School of International Public Affairs, Ernst and Young, NCA, and NFL Players Association.

+ Ram S. Ramanathan Photo

Ram S. Ramanathan

Founder of Coacharya & Internationally Renowned Mentor Coach

Ram S. Ramanathan

Founder of Coacharya & Internationally Renowned Mentor Coach

ram@coacharya.com

www.coacharya.com

Aiding self discovery and transformation through a ‘mindless’ approach
· C-level executive with 40+ years of experience in automotive, CPG, industrials, and technology across continents (China, Italy, India, Indonesia, Singapore, U.K., U.S.A.).
· Adviser to governments, Serial Entrepreneur, Angel investor, TQM expert.
· Professionally credentialed ICF MCC, EMCC SP & CCE BCC coach & trainer
· Adjunct Professor at Northwestern Law School & IIM, Bangalore, India
· Awarded Global Coach 2014 award by European Mentoring & Coaching Council
. Book ‘Coaching Across Cultural Boundaries’ published by EMCC
· Wrote 30 publications on Hindu Scriptures for a spiritual organization. (2005 – 2008)

+ Rhiannon Rees Photo

Rhiannon Rees

Bestselling Author & Renowned Self-Development Expert

Rhiannon Rees

Bestselling Author & Renowned Self-Development Expert

http://www.rhiannon.coach/

rhiannon@rhiannonr.com

Set to be featured in the 2018 film ‘The Richness of the Journey’ alongside Jack Canfield, Dr.John DeMartini and Michael Beckwith ("The Secret"), produced by John Spender, Rhiannon Rees is renowned as one of the most refined multi-spectrum, self-development experts in the world. As author of the best-selling book, “How to Climb Mount Everest in Sandals – The Courage to Live an Ordinary Life”, followed by 2015’s “Life is a Choice and the Choice is Yours’, Rhiannon’s international reputation is one of servicing the survival needs of the most vulnerable as vigorously as sophisticating the success of the elite.

Rhiannon’s ethos of financial success entwined with ethical contribution has seen her featured in countless interviews for TV, Radio and print in Australia and the US. Most recently she began the very first Apprenticeship programme for Coaches through www.limitlesscoaching.life called "The Conscious Coaching Collective". Whilst Rhiannon is in the business of growing champions, her training base starts with her own team, extends out to clients, customers and other corporations and entities interested in combining business success with conscious self-development and ethical action.

+ Rich Litvin Photo

Rich Litvin

High-Performance Coach & Best-Selling Author

Rich Litvin

High-Performance Coach & Best-Selling Author

http://richlitvin.com

hello@richlitvin.com

Rich Litvin runs a boutique leadership consultancy for high impact leaders and high net worth individuals, based in Los Angeles and London.

Rich is an expert at taking high-achievers to the greatest levels of success. His clients include Olympic athletes, Presidential candidates, Hollywood film directors, Special Forces operatives and serial entrepreneurs.

He is the founder of 4PC—a community of the top 4% of leaders, entrepreneurs and coaches. Members include a coach to leaders at The World Bank, a coach to one of the leaders at NASA, a coach to top players in the NFL. Also high-level athletes, seven-figure business owners, an award-winning singer-songwriter, a former Assistant Chief Scientist of the Human Performance Wing of the Air Force, and the CEO of a wolf sanctuary!

His big picture is to mobilize $100 Million through his connections, to realize the United Nations goal of a quality education for all. The Litvin Group has helped build 5 schools in Africa.

Rich is the co-author of the highly-acclaimed book The Prosperous Coach, that has sold over 40,000 copies. His next book, The Success Paradox is due to be published in 2019.

+ Richard Barrett Photo

Richard Barrett

Internationally Recognized Thought-Leader on Values, Culture & Leadership

Richard Barrett

Internationally Recognized Thought-Leader on Values, Culture & Leadership

https://www.valuescentre.com/about/richard-barrett

richard@valuescentre.com

Richard Barrett is an author, speaker and an internationally recognized social commentator on the evolution of human values in business and society. He is the Founder and Chairman of the Barrett Values Centre and an internationally recognized thought leader on values, culture and leadership.

+ Rita McGrath Photo

Rita McGrath

Globally Recognized Expert on Strategy, Innovation & Growth

Rita McGrath

Globally Recognized Expert on Strategy, Innovation & Growth

https://www.ritamcgrath.com/

rdm20@gsb.columbia.edu

Rita Gunther McGrath, a Professor at Columbia Business School, is regarded as one of the world’s top experts on strategy and innovation with particular emphasis on developing sound strategy in uncertain and volatile environments. Her ideas are widely used by leading organizations throughout the world, who describe her thinking as sometimes provocative, but unfailingly stimulating.

+ Robert Biswas-Diener Photo

Robert Biswas-Diener

Recognized Authority on Positive Psychology in Coaching

Robert Biswas-Diener

Recognized Authority on Positive Psychology in Coaching

https://robertdiener.com/

info@intentionalhappiness.com

Dr. Biswas-Diener is the foremost authority on positive psychology coaching and has consulted with a wide range of international organizations on performance management and talent development. He conducts trainings on coaching, strengths, positivity, courage and appreciative inquiry with organizations and businesses around the world. Dr. Biswas-Diener has trained professionals in America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, South America and the Middle-east. He has a Doctorate in social psychology, a Master’s degree in clinical psychology, and is an ICF certified coach. He is author of Practicing Positive Psychology Coaching, The Courage Quotient and The Upside of Your Dark Side, among other books.

+ Ron Carucci Photo

Ron Carucci

International Leadership Development Expert & Best-Selling Author

Ron Carucci

International Leadership Development Expert & Best-Selling Author

http://www.navalent.com/

ron@navalent.com

Ron Carucci is co-founder and managing partner at Navalent, working with CEOs and executives pursuing transformational change for their organizations, leaders, and industries. From start-ups to Fortune 10’s, turn-arounds to new markets and strategies, overhauling leadership and culture to re-designing for growth, he has a thirty year track record helping some of the world’s most influential executives tackle challenges of strategy, organization and leadership. Ron is a regular contributor HBR and Forbes, and has been featured in Fortune, CEO Magazine, BusinessInsider, MSNBC, Inc, Business Week, Smart Business, and more. Ron led a 10-year longitudinal study on executive transition to find out why over 50% of leaders fail within their first 18 months of appointment, and uncovering the four differentiating capabilities that set successful leaders apart. Those findings are highlighted in his ground breaking Amazon #1 book Rising To Power, co-authored with Eric Hansen.

+ Rory Vaden Photo

Rory Vaden

New York Times® Bestselling Author & World-Renowned Keynote Speaker

Rory Vaden

New York Times® Bestselling Author & World-Renowned Keynote Speaker

www.roryvaden.me

theroryvaden@gmail.com

Rory Vaden is the New York Times bestselling author of Take the Stairs. His insights have been featured in the Wall St. Journal, Forbes, CNN, Fox News, Entrepreneur and several other major media outlets. As a world-renowned speaker, His Tedx talk on “How to Multiply Time” has been viewed nearly 2 million times and Inc Magazine recently named him as one of the top 100 leadership speakers in the world.

+ Sam Horn Photo

Sam Horn

Expert Communications Strategist, & World-Renowned Keynote Speaker

Sam Horn

Expert Communications Strategist, & World-Renowned Keynote Speaker

https://samhorn.com/

samhornpop@gmail.com

Sam Horn, Founder/CEO of the Intrigue Agency and top-rated speaker at two Sam Horn, Founder/CEO of the Intrigue Agency and top-rated speaker at two International Platform Association conventions, is the author of POP!, Tongue Fu! and Washington Post bestseller Got Your Attention? which have been endorsed by Tony Robbins, Seth Godin, Dan Pink, Ken Blanchard and Marshall Goldsmith, and presented to hundreds of organizations including Capital One, SXSW, National Geographic, TEDx-NASA, Intel, Accenture, Four Seasons Resorts, Kaiser Permanente and the U.S. Embassy in London. Most importantly, Sam has helped hundreds of people (e.g. Passages author Gail Sheehy, Hall of Fame Speaker Dewitt Jones, Daybreaker founder Radha Agrawal, Take Your Daughter to Work Day Founder Nell Merlino, former CNN SVP of Global Relations Parisa Khosravi, Travelocity founder Terry Jones, Hubble Project Manager Charlie Pellerin and White House Fellow Amy Wilkinson) develop winning presentations and pitches, develop quality books and land book deals, and create breakout brands and businesses. Her Fast Company article on how to give an original TED talk has repeatedly trended as a top ten post since it was published more than 4 years ago.

+ Scott Eblin Photo

Scott Eblin

Best-selling Author, Global Speaker and Executive Coach

Scott Eblin

Best-selling Author, Global Speaker and Executive Coach

https://eblingroup.com/

scott@eblingroup.com

Scott is an honors graduate of Davidson College and holds a master's degree in public administration from Harvard University. He has a certificate in leadership coaching from Georgetown University and was a 10 year faculty member of that program. He holds the designations of Professional Certified Coach from the International Coach Federation and Registered Yoga Teacher from the Yoga Alliance.

+ Shannon Banks Photo

Shannon Banks

2017 Best Business Women Awards Finalist

Shannon Banks

2017 Best Business Women Awards Finalist

http://www.be-leadership.com/

shannon@be-leadership.com

Shannon Banks, Managing Director of Be Leadership, is an experienced coach, facilitator and consultant. She was the first Action Learning coach certified in the United Kingdom by the World Institute for Action Learning. As one of only 10 coaches globally to obtain the Master Action Learning Coach qualification, Shannon frequently teaches the Action Learning Coach Certification courses in Britain and uses Action Learning to support her clients in creating sustainable cultural change. She is co-author of the third edition of Optimizing the Power of Action Learning: Real-Time Strategies for Developing Leaders, Building Teams, and Transforming Organizations, published Spring 2018. Shannon is a WIAL Board Member and holds a Master’s Degree from the University of Birmingham, England. She is a certified executive coach and accredited as an ACC with the International Coach Federation.

In addition to coaching, Be Leadership delivers bespoke leadership development to diverse clients, including Syngenta, Solvay, Miniclip, BNP Paribas and the House of Commons. Shannon is passionate about social leadership: Her work frequently brings together new collaborative behaviours needed in the modern workplace and a focus on social impact. Shannon previously spent 17 years with Microsoft in a variety of leadership roles across the business and HR.

+ Shirzad Chamine Photo

Shirzad Chamine

World Leading Authority on Positive Intelligence

Shirzad Chamine

World Leading Authority on Positive Intelligence

www.positiveintelligence.com

shirzad@positiveintelligence.com

Shirzad is the author of the New York Times bestselling Positive Intelligence and lectures on this research at Stanford University. His Saboteur Assessment has been researched with 300,000 participants and used in most major global corporations and many coaches.

In his current venture, Shirzad has spent 3 years to develop a groundbreaking App that combines gamification, neuroscience, positive psychology and performance science to establish lifechanging new habits of the mind.

Shirzad has been CEO of CTI (Coaches Training Institute) and trained faculty at Stanford and Yale business schools. A preeminent C-suite advisor, Shirzad has coached hundreds of CEOs and their executive teams. His background includes PhD studies in neuroscience in addition to a BA in psychology, an MS in electrical engineering, and an MBA from Stanford.

+ Whitney Johnson Photo

Whitney Johnson

Critically-Acclaimed Author & Leading Authority in Disruptive Innovation

Whitney Johnson

Critically-Acclaimed Author & Leading Authority in Disruptive Innovation

https://whitneyjohnson.com/meet-whitney/

whitney@whitneyjohnson.com

Recognized as one of the 50 leading business thinkers in the world (Thinkers50), Whitney Johnson is an expert on disruptive innovation and personal disruption; specifically, a framework which she codifies in the critically acclaimed book Disrupt Yourself: Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work and the upcoming book Build an “A” Team: Play To Their Strengths and Lead Them Up the Learning Curve. (Harvard Business Press, 2018). She is also the author of Dare, Dream, Do: Remarkable Things Happen When You Dare to Dream

She developed her proprietary framework and diagnostics after having cofounded the Disruptive Innovation Fund with Harvard Business School’s Clayton Christensen. This framework is complemented by a deep understanding of how executives create and destroy value, having spent nearly a decade as an Institutional Investor ranked equity analyst on Wall Street.

In addition to her work as a speaker and advisor, Whitney is one of Marshall Goldsmith’s original cohort of 25 for the #100 Coaches Project, is a coach for Harvard Business School’s Executive Education program, frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review, is a Linkedin influencer, and hosts the weekly Disrupt Yourself Podcast.

+ William Arruda Photo

William Arruda

Personal Branding Expert

William Arruda

Personal Branding Expert

http://williamarruda.com/

williamarruda@reachcc.com

William Arruda is credited with turning the concept of personal branding into a global industry. A Partner in CareerBlast and bestselling author of the definitive books on the topic, Ditch. Dare. Do! and Career Distinction, he has delivered more personal branding keynotes to more people in more countries than anyone on earth. As a thought-leader, he has appeared on BBC TV, Discovery and NPR and has been featured in countless publications, including Time, Fortune, the Financial Times, Fast Company and the Wall Street Journal. He writes a regular column for Forbes focused on personal branding and social media. In 2016, he was recognized by the International Coach Federation (ICF) with the Chairman’s Award for his contributions to the field of coaching. William exudes optimism and a genuine belief in the power of the individual to achieve great things. He not only sees the glass as half full, he sees the potential for it to be overflowing.

WBECS 2018 PARTNERS