Bob Kelleher is an award winning speaker and author on employee engagement, workforce trends, and leadership. Bob's first book, Louder Than Words, 10 Practical Employee Engagement Steps...that Drive Results!, has been one of the world's best selling employee engagement books since its release in 2010. His second book, Creativeship, An Employee Engagement and Leadership Fable, was published in October, 2012 to glowing reviews. Bob's third book, Employee Engagement for Dummies, was published in December 2013. His most recent, I-Engage: Your Personal Engagement Roadmap, debuted in March 2016.
An in-demand speaker, Bob's practical experiences, proven case studies, creative use of multi-media, and his enthusiastic and passionate delivery, have proven to be a winning formula for thousands of conference attendees across the globe, including recent trips to Abu Dhabi, Beijing, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Warsaw, Belfast, Kiev, Paris, 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, Millipore, Centers for Disease Control (CDC), amongst others, and is a frequent conference presenter, including those hosted by the SHRM, Conference Board, NSPE, AFS, CCM, Linkage, Human Capital Institute, Training Magazine, Aberdeen, and Melcrum.
Bob is also the founder of The Employee Engagement Group (EmployeeEngagement.com), a global consulting firm that works with leadership teams to implement best in class leadership and employee engagement programs, workshops, and surveys, and has recently introduced the world's first virtual cloud based employee engagement resource center, The Employee Engagement Library, recently featured in Training Magazine.
Before becoming a speaker, author and entrepreneur, Bob was the Chief Human Capital Officer for AECOM, a Fortune 500 global professional services firm, with 45,000 employees located in 450 offices throughout the world. Before joining AECOM in 2005, Bob worked for ENSR, a Massachusetts based 3,000 employee international environmental consulting firm, and now a subsidiary of AECOM. 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, and participating in baseball, basketball, golf, and kayaking.