As a motivational speaker, Kevin has been named a finalist for the 2006 Colorado Business Committee for the Arts Innovation Award in recognition of his groundbreaking integration of business and the arts.
Kevin’s interactive Leadership and Performance keynote experience, Artistry of Leadership – Creating Meaningful Connections®, represents a highly innovative integration of business and Performing Arts-based Training. As an inspirational speaker, Kevin's motivational speeches reflect his personal and professional commitment to the transformational impact that the arts can have for corporations and organizations. Read the CBCA’s press release announcing the finalists.
Kevin Asbjörnson, MIM Biography
Kevin D. Asbjörnson, MIM is a professional educator, international performing artist, and inspirational speaker and thought leader in the areas of global leadership, creativity & innovation in the workplace, cultural competency and performing arts-based learning.
Kevin earned a Master of International Management (MIM) from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, Bachelor of Arts-Cum Laude in International Studies & Business from the University of Nebraska-Omaha and Diploma-Valedictorian of European Economics, Legal and Political Studies from the University of Vienna, Austria. He is a Certified Cultural Orientations Practitioner with TMC-Berlitz Cultural Consulting Group.
His corporate experience as an International Marketing Manager and Director-International Distribution included assignments with American Express Financial Services, Information Handling Services, American Tool Companies and Tandem Computers.
He is Founder & Principal Performing Artist of Inspire! Imagine! Innovate! – an international consortium of leadership and performing arts professionals whose unique musical keynote events, performing arts-based training programs and interactive workshops inspire leaders, unleash the imagination and promote organizational innovation.
Kevin serves as Senior Adjunct Faculty & Performing Artist in Residence at the Center for Creative Leadership. Boeing Leadership Center, IBM Learning Center, Thunderbird School of Global Management-Executive Education, Irish Management Institute and Banff Centre for Performing Arts & Leadership Development.
Kevin has published numerous articles on inspired leadership, leadership as a performing art and the art of communication and produced seven Compact Discs of original, contemporary piano and acoustic instrumental music and an International Telly Award winning DVD entitled The Artistry of Leadership-Creating Meaningful Connections®. His original music can be heard on Apple iTunes, www.CDBaby.comwww.Pandora.com and www.InspireImagineInnovate.com.
He is recognized by the Marquis Who’s Who in the World of Global Citizens for his creativity with the integration of music, performing arts-based learning and 21st Century Leadership!
In this unique, interactive, Leadership and Performance experience, Motivational Speaker, Kevin Asbjörnson, MIM, shares his groundbreaking paradigm for leadership and explores the parallels between artistry and leadership as an inspirational and professional speaker in a setting unlike any other keynote event.