Bob Kelleher is a best-selling author, keynote speaker, and consultant and travels the globe sharing his insights on employee engagement, leadership, and workforce trends. Bob is the author of 4 books: the best-seller LOUDER THAN WORDS: 10 Practical Employee Engagement Steps That Drive Results; CREATIVESHIP, A Novel for Evolving Leaders; EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT for Dummies; and his most recent, I-Engage, Your Personal Engagement Roadmap.
Bob can be seen or heard on national media (most recently on CNBC, CBS, NBC News, Business Week, Forbes, and Fortune), and is a frequent guest writer and contributing editor on many national publications.
Bob is a frequent conference keynote speaker, including talks throughout the US, Canada, China, Japan, Europe, South America, Mexico, and the Middle East.
Bob has also presented to the leadership teams of many of the world’s top companies including Prudential, Lockheed Martin, Ceridian, Dana Farber, Partners Healthcare, Cumberland Farms, Gulf, TJX, The Cheesecake Factory, Abbott Labs, Amica, Fidelity, Dale Carnegie, Amica, Centers for Disease Control, SilkRoad, Covidien, Millipore, amongst many others.
Bob is also the founder and president of The Employee Engagement Group, a global survey, products, and consulting firm working with leadership teams to enhance their leadership and employee engagement effectiveness.
Previously, Bob was the Chief Human Resources Officer for AECOM, a Fortune 200 global professional services firm, with 45,000 employees located throughout the world. Before joining AECOM in 2005, Bob worked for ENSR, a 2,300-employee international environmental consulting firm, and now a subsidiary of AECOM. While at ENSR, Bob was CHRO, Executive Vice President of Organizational Development, and Chief Operating Officer and spearheaded ENSR’s award winning Employee Engagement programs and initiatives.
Bob actively participates in various industry roundtables and associations and is often the keynote speaker at industry conferences and annual strategic planning meetings, including those sponsored by SHRM, The Conference Board, Linkage, Human Capital Institute, NEHRA, HRLF, Aberdeen, amongst many others.
Bob can be seen or heard on national media (most recently on CNBC, CBS Radio, Fox Radio, Business Week) and is a frequent guest writer on many national publications. He has also been a contributing editor on Boston.com, and Hotel Executive.
Bob is the recipient of numerous awards, including the prestigious John Erdlen “5 Star” Award, awarded in 2008 by the Northeast Human Resources Association’s (NEHRA), and presented annually to the top HR leader in the northeast, the AECOM Excellence Award, awarded in 2008 for spearheading AECOM’s “Employee Engagement” culture, ENSR’s President’s Award, awarded in 2007 for outstanding performance, and the Beasely Leadership Award, awarded in 2006 by Wingate Partners’ for “Extraordinary Leadership”.
He holds a BS in Education and an MBA, and resides in Danvers MA with his wife and three children.
The 10 Steps of Employee Engagement….that will DRIVE Results!
Engaging in THESE Times
I-Engage: A Personal Engagement Roadmap (in Times of Unrest)
Empathy is the NEW Black – a New way of looking at Leadership!
Engaging all Four Generations
Building the ROI that Employee Engagement Drives Business Results
Become a Best Employer! Master the 6 Step Process to Build your Unique Employment Brand
Empathy is the New Black: Learn Why Empathy is the Single Biggest Engagement Driver
You DON’T Have an Engagement Issue, You Have a HIRING Issue.
Who’s Sinking Your Boat? Keys to understand why employees are DISENGAGED!