Rob Kaiser is nuts about the subject of leadership. He consults to leaders and their teams, conducts original research, and creates innovative tools for assessment and development. Rob is the author, co-author, and editor of five books, and a highly regarded public speaker who presents his engaging and provocative views to professional audiences around the world. He and Bob Kaplan were awarded a patent for the revolutionary features in their next-generation assessment instrument, the Leadership Versatility Index.
Rob’s research and development work is based on a blend of behavioral science and extensive consulting work that ranges from coaching high potentials to helping CEOs articulate their expectations for senior leaders and using that blueprint to transform the leadership culture.
Rob began his career at the Center for Creative Leadership and joined the executive development firm, Kaplan DeVries Inc. in 1997. He was named partner in 2005. In 2012, he formed Kaiser Leadership Solutions to create and tools for assessment and development that set a new standard for innovation and impact.
Rob received an M.S. in Organizational Psychology from Illinois State University; the College of Arts and Sciences named him alumnus of the year in 2007.
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