Bob Kelleher is a best-selling author, international keynote speaker, and consultant who travels the globe sharing his insights on employee engagement, leadership, and workforce trends. Bob is the author of the recently released I-Engage:Your Personal Engagement Roadmap, the best-selling book, Louder Than Words: 10 Practical Employee Engagement Steps That Drive Results, and Creativeship: An Engagement and Leadership Fable, Employee Engagement for Dummies.
Bob can be seen or heard on national media (most recently on CNBC, CBS, NBC News, Business Week, Forbes, Training Magazine, Yahoo, and Fortune), and is a frequent guest writer and contributing editor on many national publications.
Having been an internal practitioner for many years, Bob weaves together proven best practices, current case studies, and supporting research to make a compelling business case. His enthusiastic and passionate delivery have proven to be a winning formula for audiences throughout the world – with recent talks in Beijing, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Warsaw, Belfast, Paris, Kiev, Dubai, and Mexico.
Bob has also presented to the leadership teams of many of the world’s top companies, including Shell, Unocal, TJX, Prudential, Abbott Labs, Fidelity, Balfour Beatty, Wurth, Iressa, Dale Carnegie, Covidien, and Millipore. He is also a frequent conference presenter including by SHRM, Conference Board, Linkage, Human Capital Institute, HR Congress, Aberdeen and Melcrum.
Bob is the founder of The Employee Engagement Group, a global consulting firm that works with leadership teams to implement best in class leadership and employee engagement programs, workshops, and surveys.
Previously, Bob was the CHRO AECOM, a Fortune 500 global professional services firm, with 45,000 employees located in 450 offices throughout the world. Before AECOM in 2005, Bob worked for ENSR, a large global environmental consulting firm. While at ENSR, Bob was Executive Vice President of Organizational Development, and Chief Operating Officer and spearheaded ENSR’s award winning Employee Engagement programs and initiatives.
Bob has a BS degree from Salem State College, Salem, MA, and a MBA from Suffolk University, Boston, MA. He resides in Danvers, MA, with wife Candice, and is blessed with 3 terrific children, Marissa, Brendan, and Connor. In his spare time, Bob enjoys reading, photography, playing baseball, basketball, and golf, and often can be found kayaking the waters of New England.