John Mattone is a powerfully engaging, internationally-acclaimed keynote speaker and top-ranked CEO executive coach. Since 2015, the research organization, Globalgurus.org, has ranked John Mattone as one of the world's top leadership authorities and speakers. In 2015, John Mattone's Intelligent Leadership, along with Tony Robbins' Creating Lasting Change and John Maxwell's 5 Levels of Leadership were named the three Top Advanced Leadership Development Programs that Change Lives.
John Mattone is widely acknowledged as the world's leading authority on corporate culture, culture transformation, and leadership. He is a respected advisor and coach to CEO's who lead small to mid-sized entrepreneurial organizations as well as CEO's who lead large global businesses, on how to create and sustain a leadership and talent culture that drives superior operating results.
Recently, John was honored by his executive coaching peers (The Association of Corporate Executive Coaches), with the prestigious 2015 International Executive Coach Thought Leader of Distinction Award, in recognition of his thought leadership and his work as a global executive coach. In 2014, the Award was humbly accepted by Marshall Goldsmith, the world's top-ranked executive coach. John is one of nine executive coaches in the world who have been awarded the coveted Master Corporate Executive Coach (MCEC) certification from the Association of Corporate Executive Coaches. John is also the creator of a number of breakthrough leadership and culture assessments, including the Mattone Leadership Enneagram Inventory (MLEI), which served as the centerpiece of his 2-part coaching session with Steve Jobs.
He was nominated for the prestigious 2013 Thinkers50 Leadership Award, which recognizes the global thinker who has contributed most significantly to our understanding of leadership over the last two years. He appears on the 2011 and 2013 Thinkers50 "Guru Radar", which recognizes the fastest rising stars in the field of leadership and he is currently recognized by HR.com and Warren Bennis' Leadership Excellence Magazine as one of the world's top independent leadership consultants, executive coaches, and speakers.
John is the author of eight books, including three best-sellers: Talent Leadership (2012-an Amazon Best-Seller), Intelligent Leadership (an Inc. Magazine and Amazon Best-Seller) and Cultural Transformations: Lessons of Leadership & Corporate Reinvention (Wiley-January 26, 2016), which recently became an Amazon #1 Best-Selling release in Human Resources and #2 in Management as well as an Inc. Magazine Best-Seller.
John is the co-author of one of the most respected studies of leadership and talent management in the world, "The Trends in Leadership Development and Talent Management, which is published bi-annually by Pearson. John was recently appointed Distinguished Senior Fellow of one of leading business schools in the world, the Hult International Business School and he is the host of his own show, The CEO Magazine's C-Suite Coaching Show.
John Mattone has over 30 years' experience in the fields of leadership development, human capital management, and personal success as an entrepreneur who has built two successful consulting firms, as the former President of one of the top leadership consulting firms in the world, Executive Development Associates, Inc. (EDA), and as a leading author and researcher known throughout the Fortune 500 as a cutting-edge thinker and expert in helping future leaders, leaders and organizations unlock their full potential.
John Mattone holds a B.S. Degree in Management and Organizational Behavior from Babson College and an M.S. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Central Florida. John serves as an MBA faculty member at Florida Atlantic University where he teaches his popular course Global Leadership Assessment and Development and he also serves as an adjunct faculty member at ZfU International Business School in Zurich, Switzerland. John also serves as a Sr. Talent Management Consultant and Master Executive Coach for Executive Development Associates (where he formerly served as President) and he was recently named President of the International Center for Business Communication (and ICBC's first Hall of Fame inductee).
John is a member of numerous professional associations including the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and the Association of Corporate Executive Coaches (ACEC), who recently appointed John as its' Middle East Ambassador and also named him to the advisory board of The University of Continuing Education Coaching Education (UCECE).