Meet Kevin Cashman

  • CEO & Executive Development
  • Keynote Speaking

    Kevin is a best-selling author, global thought leader and CEO Coach, world-class speaker, and pioneer of the ‘grow the whole person to grow the whole leader’ approach to transformative leadership. He is the founder of LeaderSource Ltd, and the Chief Executive Institute® recognized as one of the top three leadership development programs globally. In 2006, LeaderSource joined Korn/Ferry International, where Kevin is now Senior Partner, CEO and Executive Development.Kevin has advised thousands of CEOs, senior executives and senior teams in more than 80 countries worldwide. He is an accomplished thought leader on topics of personal, team and organizational transformation. He has written six books including Awakening the Leader Within and Leadership from the Inside Out, named the #1 best-selling business book of 2000 by CEO-READ and is now used at over 150 universities globally. His other best-seller, The Pause Principle: Step Back to Lead Forward, has been recognized as a Business Book of the Year Finalist by both ForeWord Reviews and CEO-READ.  The 20th Anniversary Third Edition of Leadership from the Inside Out will be published in Fall 2017.

    Kevin has written scores of articles on leadership and talent management and has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Chief Executive, Human Resource Executive, Fast Company, Strategy & Leadership, Directors & Boards Magazine, and is a leadership columnist for  For several years, he has been named as one of the Top Global Thought Leaders by Leadership Excellence and one of the Top Global Executive Coaches by  Kevin was honored to be the first leadership consultant to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants for his contributions in elevating the recruiting industry through leadership development.

    Mr. Cashman holds a degree in psychology from St. John’s University and has been an adjunct professor for the University of Minnesota Executive Education program. He is a former advisory Board Member for; a Senior Fellow on the Caux Round Table, a global consortium of CEOs dedicated to enhancing principle-based leadership internationally; and a Board Member for the University of St. Thomas’ Center for Ethical Business Cultures fostering ethical leadership worldwide.  He is also the founder and thought leader for the LinkedIn Group Transformational Leadership with Kevin Cashman.