Made in Brooklyn, NY (circa 1959)
For more than 20 years, he's worked with hundreds of senior executives, entrepreneurs, and their teams as a leadership coach/educator to improve their professional performance and personal satisfaction. Read what some clients say about their work with Ken.
Began his work on Wall Street as an Investment Banker in 1981, then a dramatic 180 to become a Clinical Social Worker (Psychotherapist) in NYC in 1990.
Now combines his business experience and people wisdom to develop extraordinary leaders.
Throughout his career he's honed critical insights into human performance and development.
Understands how valuable the truth is for leaders, especially when it’s about themselves and the things they need to change, so he doesn't sugarcoat or hold back important feedback.
Uses a highly tuned "BS meter" to save people valuable time in their leadership development.
Combines logic, science, and academics with some Buddhism, Western Psychology, Holistic Health, Mindfulness Practices, and much common sense (Ken's Knowledge Base).
Specializes in Leadership Development, Emotional Intelligence, Team Engagement & Collaboration, Executive Presence and Presentation Skills, Difficult Conversations, Developing Mindfulness & Self-Awareness.
Multinational perspective - has coached and taught leaders on every continent (except Antartica!).
Lives in Philadelphia, PA (since 2006). Previously in Denver, CO (2004-2006), New York City (1981-2003), Stanford, CA (1977-1981), Millburn/Short Hills, NJ (1971-1977), Monte Aprazível, Brazil (1975), Bay Harbor Islands, FL, Woodmere, NY, and Rosedale Queens, NY.
Speaks fluent Brazilian Portuguese.
Is learning to dance Argentine Tango.
Works primarily by referral.