About Christopher Meade, PhD
Keynote Speaker. Corporate Educator. Author. Business Professor. Leader-Builder.
Dr. Christopher P. Meade brings more than 25 years of entrepreneurship, business ownership, management and leadership experience to his role as President and Chief Learning Officer at Leadership Alive, Inc.,® a leader-building organization.
Christopher holds a PhD from the University of Idaho in Adult & Organizational Learning with a concentration in Leadership. He also holds two Master’s degrees and a certificate in Disruptive Strategy from Harvard Business School. He is a leadership author and has published five books.
A former business school dean and award-winning MBA instructor (Graduate Teacher of the Year), Christopher has coached and trained over 10,000+ leaders and led and facilitated team trainings for 500+ teams and organizations. He is an engaging speaker, leadership author, certified Gallup StrengthsFinder® coach, corporate educator, executive leadership coach, Emotional Intelligence (EI) trainer, business professor and award-winning partner for several programs through Wiley Publishing.
Christopher is a recipient of the CEO Today Management Consulting Awards 2018 which recognizes and honors top firms and most respected management consultants and their C-level executives who have demonstrated tangible successes across a number of industries and sectors (Top 25 USA | Top 100 Internationally).
Many of Chris’ clients reflect some of the nation’s top-tier firms, all of whom have placed their trust in his professionally prepared, dynamically delivered speaking and training engagements.
Some of his clients include: Nike, Microsoft, Salesforce, Cisco, NFL Detroit Lions, Federal Reserve Bank, Parker Aerospace, Taj Palaces & Resorts, U.S. Departments of Treasury, Commerce, and Justice, Providence Health, Dell Computers EMC, GameStop TechBrands, Abbott Laboratories, C.R. Bard, Inc., United Healthcare, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, University of California Berkeley, Code.org. and Children of the Nations.
Chris speaks regularly at leadership events and team training events throughout the United States. He has been a guest lecturer in 15 cities throughout China. He spends his time speaking, training, teaching, writing and leader-building.
I inspire leaders to be extraordinary. Everything I do is designed to catalyze growth in others and propel them toward a better version of themselves, so they can more meaningfully touch the lives of others in the work they do each day. — Christopher Meade, PhD