About Ken

After graduating from Boston College with a Bachelor of Arts in English, Ken joined the Franklin Institute, a boutique training firm that would soon evolve to become Franklin Covey, the largest Talent Development company in the world, where he delivered presentations around the country.

After a decade with Franklin Covey, Ken began writing presentations and pitch meetings for the Financial Services Sector with companies such Wells Fargo and Fidelity Investments where he produced measureable “win rates” in multi-million-dollar partnerships. He has also coached sales teams at Disney, ABC Television, ESPN and Viacom during their “upfront season” resulting in increased revenues in ad sales dollars. In addition to corporate partnerships, Ken has lectured to faculty, staff and students at Arizona State University, UCLA and USC.

He is the author of Tapping Potential: Achieving What you want with the Abilities you Already Have; Front & Center: Presenting Ideas Clearly, Concisely and with Confidence, and The Bamboo Principle: The Roots Beneath Results—a book and training program that develop individual and collective talents, and enables people to make their greatest personal and professional contribution. The Bamboo Principle has been read around the world in five languages.

Ken has created and produced multi-day corporate training events, narrated several books and audio training programs, and performed voice-overs for Jet Propulsion Laboratories, NASA, BeBe, Silver Lake Research, Vunetrix, Lexus, and Xerox.

After delivering over 3,000 career presentations in five countries, he is widely regarded as a content expert on the topics of Talent Development, Sales Training and Communication, and has been featured on Fox News, NBC and I Heart Radio. He lives in Los Angeles, CA.