Brad Karsh

Founder and CEO, JB Training Solutions

Brad Karsh is a keynote speaker and executive coach with over 30 years of experience in learning and development.



Based out of: Illinois


Brad Karsh is the Founder and CEO of JB Training Solutions. An accomplished public speaker and generational expert, Brad has been featured on CNN, CNBC, and Dr. Phil, and has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Fortune, and USA Today. Brad is also the author of three business books including the critically acclaimed Manager 3.0: A Millennial’s Guide to Rewriting the Rules of Management.

Brad is known for making learning “stick” through storytelling and analogies. He is heavy on practicality and light on theory, providing tactics that are immediately actionable.

Prior to creating JB Training Solutions, Brad spent 15 years at advertising agency Leo Burnett in Chicago. Today, Brad travels the world speaking, coaching and consulting at major organizations including Kohler, Eli Lilly, Securitas, and Dunkin’ Brands, among many others. Brad presents annually at SHRM Annual Conference and was ranked #1 out of more than 200 speakers in 2016 and 2018.


  • Commanding the Room: Meetings, Presentations, and Keynotes

  • "Dude, What’s My Job?" Managing 20-Somethings

  • Do the Right Thing: A Workplace Harassment Prevention Simulation

  • CHALANT® Leading with a Driving Purpose

  • Getting to Yes! The HR Professional’s Guide to Influencing Ideas & Decisions for Business Results

  • The Good, Bad, & Ugly: Creating a Culture of Feedback


"Don't try to be anyone else, but be the best possible you that you can be."