​John Spence

One of the top business and leadership experts in the world.

For more than 23 years I have traveled upwards of 200 days-a-year worldwide helping people and businesses be more successful. I am the author of five books and co-author of several more and serve as a keynote speaker, workshop facilitator, executive trainer and business consultant to a client list that includes numerous Fortune 500 firms, small to medium-sized businesses, professional associations and other organizations around the globe. My areas of expertise include leadership, high-performance teams, managing change, organizational culture, strategic planning, strategy execution and the future of business.

At 26 I was the CEO of an international Rockefeller foundation, overseeing projects in 20 countries. Just two years later Inc. Magazine named me one of America’s Up and Coming Young Business Leaders. I have also been recognized as one of the Top 100 Business Thought Leaders in America, one of the Top 100 Small Business Influencers in America, one of the Top 50 Small Business Experts in America and one of the top 500 Leadership Development Experts in the World. The American Management Association named me one of America’s Top 50 Leaders to Watch along with Sergey Brin and Larry Page of Google and Jeff Bezos of Amazon. I was also shortlisted by the highly prestigious Thinkers50 as one of the top eight in the world for their Distinguished Achievement Award.

I read a minimum of 100 business books year and have been a guest lecturer at more than 90 colleges and universities including MIT, Stanford, Cornell and have been a guest lecturer at the Wharton School of Business for more than 15 years. I have been the owner or CEO of six companies and currently serves on the Board or as an adviser to several companies.

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