New York Times Bestselling Author Inspiring Leaders to Engage Employees and Drive Business Results with Recognition, Culture, and Gratitude
Chester Elton Bio
Chester Elton is one of the world’s leading experts on organizational culture, employee engagement, and leadership. He has spent over 20 years helping clients create high-performance teams and cultures that drive business results. He is the co-author of several bestselling books, including All In, The Carrot Principle, Leading with Gratitude, and Anxiety at Work, which have sold more than 1.6 million copies worldwide and have been translated into more than 30 languages. He is also a co-founder of The Culture Works, a global consultancy that helps organizations build positive and productive work environments.
Chester Elton is a dynamic and engaging speaker who delivers insightful and inspiring talks on how to lead with gratitude, recognition, and resilience. He draws on his extensive research with more than one million working adults, as well as his experience as a leadership consultant and executive coach to some of the world’s most successful organizations, such as American Express, The World Bank, Zoox, Momofuku, Metro Health, McKee Foods, and the New Jersey Devils of the NHL. He shares practical and proven strategies that leaders can use to foster a culture of belief, innovation, and wellness in their teams.
Chester Elton has been featured in numerous media outlets, such as the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, Fast Company, CNN, NBC’s Today, ABC, MSNBC, NPR, and CBS’s 60 Minutes. He has been named one of the “Top 30 Leadership and Organizational Culture Gurus” by Global Gurus and one of the “Top 10 Organizational Culture Professionals” by Human Resources Today. He is also a member of Marshall Goldsmith’s 100 Coaches and a recipient of the prestigious Thinkers50 Coaching Award.
Chester Elton is passionate about giving back to the community and supporting worthy causes. He is a board member of Camp Corral, a non-profit organization that provides free summer camps for the children of wounded and fallen military heroes. He is also a proud father of four amazing children and three adorable grandchildren. He has been happily married to his wonderful wife Heidi for 40 years.