Search | Print Page | Contact Us | Your Cart | Sign In | Join Now
Speakers
Share |

Keynote Speakers

Chester Elton, #1 Bestselling Business Author, Organizational Culture, Employee Engagement and Leadership Expert

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. In his provocative, inspiring and always entertaining talks, #1 bestselling leadership author Chester Elton provides real solutions to leaders looking to manage change, drive innovation, and lead a multi-generational workforce. Elton’s work is supported by research with more than 850,000 working adults, revealing the proven secrets behind high-performance cultures and teams.

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 New York Times and #1 USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling leadership books, 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. In 2017 Global Gurus research organization ranked him as #15 in the world’s top leadership experts and #10 in the world’s top organizational culture experts. 

Elton is the co-founder of The Culture Works, a global training company and is a board member of Camp Corral, a non-profit for the children of wounded and fallen military heroes. He serves as a leadership consultant to firms such as American Express, AT&T, Avis Budget Group and Procter & Gamble. He is most proud, however, to be the father of four exceptional children-more exceptional now they’ve grown up and left home.

David Sturt, Author of New York Times bestseller Great Work: How to Make a Difference People Love, and Executive Vice President of O.C. Tanner Company

David Sturt is an Executive Vice President of O.C. Tanner, a $500 million global recognition and culture company. He is also a New York Times bestselling author of Great Work: How to Make a Difference People Love and the newly released companion book, Appreciate.

His work and interviews have been published in the Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, and Inc.; and he co-authors a weekly leadership column for Forbes.com.

David has spoken at TEDx, and to thousands of business leaders at conferences around the world, and at companies including Bank of America, Dow Chemical, Nationwide, Tata, Home Depot, and MGM.

David has a bachelor’s degree in Training and Development and an MBA, and has two decades of experience in research, innovation, and leadership. He was born in England, raised in South Africa, and educated in the US and Asia.

David is driven by making a difference in the world. For a more extensive bio for David, go to www.linkedin.com/in/dsturt

Stay tuned for all speakers!

Thank You, Business Partners

2017 Recognition Professionals International

1000 Westgate Drive, Suite 252
St. Paul, Minnesota 55114
Phone: 651-290-7490 | Fax: 651-290-2266 | info@recognition.org
© 2017 Recognition Professionals International. All Rights Reserved.