Ken Carlson

Active term 10/2021 – 10/2022 – Currently active

Area of Expertise

Executive Coach for Engineering Leaders

Leadership Coach
Authentic Development

Ken has over 17 years of experience as a corporate leader and since then has over 13 years of experience as a coach and trainer. Ken is a certified coach with experience coaching hundreds of unique clients from all over the world. Ken’s roles have included an Implementation Director of a Fortune 300 organization, Instructor of Chemistry at a Chicago area university, Owner of a Leadership Training & Coaching organization, and father of two adult children; he understands the challenges of being on the fast track at work while also wanting to make a lasting impact in all areas of life.

Ken’s typical clients are high-achievers with a knack for being successful at whatever they attempt to accomplish. They are often well thought of and considered the best of the best. They hire Ken because they want to accelerate their achievements and increase the level of integrity in their overall lives.

Ken’s strengths include his wide-ranging experiences; with a degree in chemistry and eight years in marketing for science companies, he developed and marketed hundreds of new products. As a university chemistry instructor, he honed his ability to present difficult concepts in fun and engaging ways. Finally, as a leader in a Fortune 300 company, he took four different organizations from ineffective to top-performing—each in under twelve months.

Ken has individually coached (over 3,000 hours) and implemented training for leaders in dozens of organizations such as Apple, McDonalds, Facebook, LinkedIn, BASF, Fidelity, VISA, Sephora, Christie’s, Quest Diagnostics, Chamberlain, Accenture, Sandvik, ADP, CDK, Harley-Davidson, Lettuce Entertain You, Abbott Labs, and Volvo.

Ken is also a highly sought after leadership development trainer. Certified as a trainer for Situational Leadership II which is the world’s most popular leadership development training. Ken is also certified to deliver and train on Meyer

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