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Kevin Kruse

New York Times Bestselling Author


Serial entrepreneur and bestselling author, Kevin Kruse, used a relentless focus on talent and employee engagement to build and sell several, multi¬million dollar technology companies, winning both Inc 500 and Best Place to Work awards along the way. Kevin is also the author of several books including the NY Times bestseller, We: How to Increase Performance and Profits Through Full Engagement, which was named one of the top leadership books in 2011 by 800¬CEO¬Read.

His newest book, Employee Engagement 2.0, provides a detailed action plan that turns “task-managers” into “people¬leaders.” Kruse writes regularly as a columnist for, and has published over 100 articles for various publications on topics related to leadership, engagement and entrepreneurship.
Kevin’s mission is to convince everyone that “super human capital” (i.e., a fully engaged workforce, using their unique talents) is the key to unlocking both dramatic business results and to better health and relationships for individuals.

Based on his own experience as a CEO, and on the results of surveys of over 10 million people in 150 countries, Kevin reveals how Growth, Recognition and Trust are the drivers that turn average groups into high performing teams. He shares specific tactics to: Unlock emotional commitment,  Activate discretionary effort, Generate future confidence and clarity to combat the effects of change.

Kevin also finds time to give back to communities worldwide through the Kevin Kruse Foundation, which has supported The US Naval War College, The Library Project, The Acumen Fund, Senior Adults for Greater Education, and the Bucks County Health Improvement Partnership.