John Baldoni is an internationally recognized leadership author, coach, and speaker. His leadership and coaching work centers on how leaders can use their authority, communication and presence to build trust and drive results. For nearly 20 years, he has consulted for a number of leading companies in a variety of different businesses. His corporate clientele includes Fortune 100 companies as well as entrepreneurial start-ups and non-profits.

Mr. Baldoni is the author of many books on leadership including: Lead By Example: 50 Ways Great Leaders Get Results and Great Motivation Secrets of Great Leaders, and his latest book Lead Your Boss: The Subtle Art of Managing Up. John writes the 'Leadership at Work' column for HarvardBusinessReview online syndicated by Bloomberg. In 2010, for the second year in a row, John was selected as one of the world's top 25 leadership experts by Top Leadership Gurus.