Dr. Kevin Freiberg 2016-11-01T13:57:08+00:00

Project Description

Dr. Kevin FreibergDr. Kevin Freiberg

Best Selling Author, Leadership Expert and Professional Speaker

Best places. Best people. Best work. Better world

For over 20 years, Kevin has been profiling revolutionary business leaders in some of the world’s most innovative companies. He has successfully turned those profiles into roadmaps that help clients create their own revolutionary strategies for growth.

Kevin is the co-author of NANOVATION: How a Little Car Can Teach the World to Think Big and Act Bold. Kevin and his wife Jackie are also authors of their international best seller, NUTS! Southwest Airlines’ Crazy Recipe for Business and Personal Success, BOOM! 7 Choices for Blowing the Doors Off Business-As-Usual! and GUTS! Companies that Blow the Doors Off Business-As-Usual.

Named one of the “Top 30 Best Minds on Leadership” by Leadership Excellence Magazine, Dr. Freiberg is among the most influential voices on the speaking circuit today.

Dr. Freiberg has appeared on CNBC, CBS Sunday Morning and the CBS Morning News for his views on the critical links between leadership, corporate culture, innovation and exceptional customer loyalty. He has also appeared on the television series Lessons in Excellence for CNBC India. His articles and interviews have been published in the Wall Street Journal, Business Week, Washington Post, Investor’s Business Daily, India’s Economic Times, India’s Business Standard, India’s Financial Times, and Capital Business & Finance Magazine of Dubai.


  • Bachelors degree in English Literature, San Diego State University
  • Masters degree in Organizational Communication, San Diego State University
  • Doctoral degree in Leadership, University of San Diego
  • Professor, Business School and Communication Studies departments, University of San Diego
  • Board member, Ken Blanchard College of Business, Grand Canyon University


  • Married to Jackie 22 years
  • Children: Taylor-Grace (19), Aubrey Hope (15) and Dylan (9)
  • Officemate: Romeo (8-month old Golden Retriever)
  • Avid snow skier, runner and P90X participant


  • Good News to the Poor; a global movement dedicated to living out the principles of servant leadership
  • Voices for Children, an organization that defends foster children in the courts
  • Monarch High School, a first-of-its-kind high school for homeless children

Topic Titles

Leading innovation in an era of uncertainty




Customer service

List of Past Clients:

  • Christus Health
  • Humana
  • Tata Motors
  • Kraft
  • L’Oreal
  • Bank of America
  • Honeywell
  • Ernst & Young
  • American Express
  • Concentra
  • Convergys
  • Pitney Bowes


NANOVATION: How a Little Car Can Teach the World to Think Big and Act Bold

Boom 7 Choices For Blowing The Doors Off Business As Usual (2007)

GUTS! Companies that Blow the Doors Off Business-As-Usual (2004)

Nuts Southwest Airlines’ Crazy Recipe For Business And Personal Success (1996)


  • NUTS! San Diego Best Business Book Award
  • NUTS! Benjamin Franklin Award for the Best Business Book of the Year
  • NUTS! Booz-Allen/ Financial Times Top Five Global Business Book Award
  • University of San Diego Author E. Hughes Career Achievement Award