Keynote Speaker & Employee Engagement and Virtual Management Expert
Kevin Sheridan is an internationally-recognized Keynote Speaker, a New York Times Best Selling Author, and one of the most sought-after voices in the world on the topic of Employee Engagement. For five years running, he has been honored on Inc. Magazine’s top 101 Leadership Speakers in the world, as well as Inc.’s top 101 experts on Employee Engagement. He was also honored to be named to The Employee Engagement Award’s Top 100 Global Influencers on Employee Engagement of 2017.
Having spent thirty years as a high-level Human Capital Management consultant, Kevin has helped some of the world’s largest corporations rebuild a culture that fosters productive engagement, earning him several distinctive awards and honors. Kevin’s premier creation, PEER®, has been consistently recognized as a long-overdue, industry-changing innovation in the field of Employee Engagement. His first book, Building a Magnetic Culture, made six of the best seller lists including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today. He is also the author of The Virtual Manager, which explores how to most effectively manage remote workers.
Kevin is a frequent keynote speaker at national and international conventions, including those hosted by the National Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), Harvard Business School, The Human Capital Institute, and the American Hospital Association. He regularly conducts Leadership Development workshops on Employee Engagement, Virtual Workers and Remote Work, Generational Differences in the Workplace, and a wide array of other Human Capital related topics.
Prior to forming Kevin Sheridan LLC, Kevin founded HR Solutions International in 1995, a firm specializing in measuring employee engagement and teaching best practices, which he sold in 2011.
Kevin received a Master of Business Administration from the Harvard Business School, concentrating his degree in Managerial Decision-making, Strategy, Human Resources Management, and Organizational Behavior.
In his free time, Kevin volunteers with a variety of charities. He also enjoys golfing, fishing, and high-altitude mountaineering. He is in the process of climbing the highest mountain on every continent, an athletic journey known as “The Seven Summits.” As such, he has stood at the top of Africa, Europe, and South America, climbing as high as 23,000 feet. His personal and professional travels have brought him to more than 65 different countries.
Kevin has been featured in numerous media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, USA TODAY, Chicago Tribune, Yahoo! News, Crain’s Chicago Business, Human Resource Executive, Hospitals & Health Networks, Talent Management, Modern Healthcare, and Engagement Strategies Magazine.