Meet Kevin Cashman

  • CEO & Executive Development
  • Keynote Speaking

Kevin Cashman is Senior Partner at Korn Ferry, specializing in CEO & Executive Development and Keynote Speaking. He is a pioneer of the “grow the whole person to grow the whole leader” approach to integrated leadership development. He is the founder of the Executive to Leader Institute® and Chief Executive Institute®, referred to as the “Mayo Clinic” of executive development by Fast Company, and now offered at six locations globally. He also founded LeaderSource, recognized as one of the top three leadership development programs globally. In 2006, LeaderSource joined Korn Ferry.

Kevin has advised thousands of senior executives and senior teams in more than 60 countries worldwide. He is an accomplished thought leader on topics of personal, team and organizational transformation. He has written six books including the classic, Leadership from the Inside Out, the #1 best-selling business book of 2000 for 800-CEO-READ and now used by over 100 universities globally. His latest book, The Pause Principle: Step Back to Lead Forward, is also a bestseller and has received numerous Book of the Year awards.

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, Oprah, CNN, National Public Radio and other national media. He is a leadership columnist for Forbes.com and has been named as one of the Top 10 Thought Leaders by Leadership Excellence for several years.

Kevin holds a degree in psychology from St. John’s University and is an adjunct professor for the University of Minnesota Executive Education program. He serves as a senior fellow of the Caux Roundtable, a global consortium of CEOs dedicated to enhancing principle-based leadership internationally. He is also a board member for the Center for Ethical Business Cultures fostering ethical leadership in corporations.