Over the past 20 years, Joseph Grenny has taught and advised more than 100.000 Fortune 500 CEOs and senior executives on more than a dozen major initiatives worldwide.
Joseph is co-author of three New York Times best-sellers, "Influencer: The Power to Change Anything", "Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking when Stakes are High" and "Crucial Confrontations: Tools for Resolving Broken Promises, Violated Expectations, and Bad Behavior".
In 2007 Joseph and his co-authors were named Ernst & Young Entrepreneurs of the Year for their work in founding and leading VitalSmarts, helping more than 300 of the Fortune 500 companies in the fields of corporate training and organizational development. VitalSmarts has been ranked four times by Inc magazine as one of the fastest growing companies in America.
Joseph has been cited in dozens of newspapers including the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal. He has been featured on more than 100 radio and television programs including ABC News, CNN, Bloomberg, CNBC and the Today Show.
Joseph has addressed executive level teams for clients including IBM, Progressive Insurance, Sprint, Textron, McGraw-Hill, Texas Instruments and Genentech. He has spoken to organizations including NASA, the American Bankers Association, the Supreme Court of California, the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, and the American Public Works Association, among others.
Whether he's speaking to an audience of more than ten thousand or to a small executive team, Joseph's dynamic and captivating style -a sought-after mix of entertainment, practicality and foundational research- keeps his skills in high demand.