A gifted storyteller and speaker who doesn’t just entertain and inspire, Corey empowers his audiences with practical and actionable insights that stick. He is a sought-after keynote speaker who has worked with organizations across the U.S. and in 30 countries around the world.

Corey delivers keynotes at organization-wide events, industry and trade conferences, as well as small gatherings of senior leaders, both in-person and virtually. Talks are typically 45-60 minutes long, followed by Q&A and can include a networking event or book signing.

To maximize the relevance and impact of each engagement, Corey works with the client team to customize the event for the unique priorities and pain points of the audience.

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The Experience

For both virtual and in-person events, Corey delivers an experience that educates, engages and empowers by:

  • Weaving together bite-sized insights from rigorous, leading-edge research with memorable, illustrative stories.
  • Creating a highly interactive experience using a dynamic, multimedia presentation, delivered with energy, enthusiasm and humor. 
  • Providing audience members with practical and actionable insights that stick.

Six Reasons to Book Corey


Having spent over two decades researching and publishing about strategic leadership and organizational transformation, Corey is a go-to thought leader on the topic.


A gifted and prolific storyteller, Corey delivers highly dynamic speaking engagements with energy, enthusiasm, and humor.


As a speaker, trainer and advisor, Corey has worked with tens of thousands of leaders from hundreds of organizations across most industries and sectors in 30 countries.


Corey understands and relates to the challenges of being a senior leader in a rapidly changing industry because he is one.


As a business school professor, Corey has received multiple “professor of the year” awards and international recognition for his work on executive education programs.


Clients love to work with Corey because he’s a low-maintenance, high-performance speaker who helps ensure a stress-free event.

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What clients say about working with Corey

"Corey was a big hit with the audience! Feedback from both colleagues and guests was unanimously positive. We will certainly use him in the future."

John Rees

Global Head Of Vendor Management, Societe Generale Equipment Finance