Global Leader, CEO & Executive Development

Kevin Cashman is the Global Leader of CEO & Executive Development and is based in Korn Ferry's Minneapolis office.

Mr. Cashman has advised thousands of CEOs, senior executives and senior teams in more than 80 countries worldwide. He is an accomplished thought leader on CEO Succession, as well as personal, team and organizational transformation.

He has written six books including Awakening the Leader Within, The Pause Principle, and Leadership from the Inside Out, named the #1 best-selling business book of 2000 by CEO-READ that is now used at over 150 universities globally. The 20th Anniversary Third Edition of Leadership from the Inside Out was published in November 2017.

Mr. Cashman is a best-selling author, global thought leader and CEO Coach, world-class speaker, and pioneer of the ‘grow the whole person to grow the whole leader' approach to transformative leadership. He is the founder of the Executive to Leader Institute and Chief Executive Institute, which has been recognized as one of the top three leadership development programs globally.

He has written scores of articles on leadership and talent management, and was honored to be the first leadership consultant to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Associate of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants for his contributions in elevating the talent industry through leadership development.

Mr. Cashman holds a degree in psychology from St. John's University and has been an adjunct professor for the University of Minnesota Executive Education program. He is a former advisory Board Member for; a Senior Fellow on the Caux Round Table for Moral Capitalism; and a Board Member for the University of St. Thomas' Center for Ethical Business Cultures fostering ethical leadership worldwide.