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.