Marshall Goldsmith

The #1 Leadership Thinker and Executive Coach in the World and Thinkers50 Hall of Famer.


Do you have a plan for advancing to the next level in your career? In this keynote you will get insights into how successful people become even more successful. Behavioral problems, not technical skills, are what separate the great from the near great. Many are doing well in their field, but there is something standing between them and the next level of achievement. 


Dr. Goldsmith is the author or editor of 40 books, which have sold over 2.5 million copies, been translated into 32 languages and become listed bestsellers in 12 countries. recently recognized their ‘100 Best Leadership & Success Books’. His books, ‘Triggers’ and ‘What Got You Here Won’t Get You There’, were both recognized as being in the top 100 books ever written in their field. Marshall is one of only two authors with two books on the list. His other listed bestsellers include: ‘MOJO’, ‘Succession: Are You Ready’ and ‘The Leader of the Future’. Marshall’s newest book, ‘How Women Rise’, with lead author, Sally Helgesen, is a Bookscan #1 book for Women in Business and a Top Ten Business Bestseller.

Marshall’s other professional acknowledgments include: Harvard Business Review and Best Practices Institute – World’s #1 Leadership Thinker, Global Gurus, INC and Fast Company magazines – World’s #1 Executive Coach, Institute for Management Studies – Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Teaching, American Management Association – 50 great thinkers and leaders who have influenced the field of management over the past 80 years, BusinessWeek – 50 great leaders in America.

Dr. Goldsmith was a Professor of Management Practice at the Dartmouth Tuck School of Business. His Ph.D. is from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management, where he was the Distinguished Alumnus of the Year. He is one of a select few executive advisors who has worked with over 150 major CEOs and their management teams. He served on the Board of the Peter Drucker Foundation for ten years. He has been a volunteer teacher for US Army Generals, Navy Admirals, Girl Scout executives, International and American Red Cross leaders – where he was a National Volunteer of the Year.


Next Presidents Summit

November 8-9th 2021, Copenhagen