Meet Bob Rosen

“Great leadership is the most difficult and worthy challenge of our times. Bob Rosen, backed by a wealth of experience working with CEOs, knows that leadership is fundamentally personal – and that the ability to drive change begins inside. I recommend that every leader take his advice.”
-Jorgen Vig Knudstorp, CEO, The Lego Group

Bob Rosen–trusted global CEO advisor, organizational psychologist, and bestselling author–has long been on a mission to transform the world of business, one leader at a time.

He founded Healthy Companies International over 20 years ago with the singular goal of helping top executives achieve their leadership potential and build healthy high performing and sustainable companies. Shortly before launching the company, he was awarded a multi-year grant from the MacArthur Foundation for an in-depth study of leadership.  Since then, Bob has personally interviewed over 400 CEOs—in 50 countries—in organizations as diverse as Ford, Motorola, Johnson & Johnson, Singapore Airlines, Brinks, Northrop Grumman, Toyota, Lego, Booz Allen Hamilton, Citigroup, PepsiCo, ING, and PricewaterhouseCoopers. He has become an advisor to many of these companies.

Bob has distilled his most critical findings into the The Grounded™ Leadership Model, which shows leaders at every level how to further develop six specific dimensions of themselves for greater impact.  The The Grounded™ Leader Model is also the basis for his firm’s ongoing work.  Clients include Global 2000 corporations, government and non-governmental organizations, and selected associations around the world.

Bob is a frequent media commentator who has been quoted in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Bloomberg Businessweek, Financial Times, Time, Chief Executive Magazine, and more.  Bob is a bestselling author including The Healthy Company, Leading People, Just Enough Anxiety, Global Literacies, The Catalyst and his latest, New York Times Bestseller Grounded. He is also in demand as a global keynote speaker with a special focus on personal leadership.

Bob graduated from the University of Virginia. He subsequently earned a PhD in Clinical Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh. Bob teaches in executive education programs around the world, and has been a longtime faculty member in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at George Washington University’s School of Medicine.