CEO & Founder
Shawn has over 25 years’ experience as an organizational and culture change practitioner, and workshop facilitator.
An accomplished executive coach, and respected mentor to middle-managers, he takes great pride in his ability to develop today’s – and tomorrow’s – leaders. Because of his extensive experience and keen insight, Shawn was handpicked to join IBM’s elite New Way to Work futurist group.
Shawn’s debut book is The Optimistic Workplace: Creating an Environment that Energizes Everyone. Adam Grant calls The Optimistic Workplace “…a rallying cry for a more uplifting world of work.” And author Ron Friedman, Ph.D. says, “If you’re serious about building an extraordinary workplace, then you need to know the insights in Shawn Murphy’s new book.”
Recently named a “Top 100 Leadership Speaker” in Inc.com, you’ll also find Shawn in his element on stage inspiring a variety of audiences. From grand keynotes to intimate workshops, Shawn has created “Ah-ha” moments for organizations such as IBM, Zingerman’s, and George Mason University and at events such as the Principled Business Leadership Institute, Wellness Workdays, Elevate Summit, Totem Summit, and the Ultimate Culture Conference.