Olivia Fox Cabane creates leadership star power that attracts incredible talent and develops market dominance. As a frequent keynote speaker and executive coach to the leadership of Fortune 500 companies, she helps people become more persuasive, influential, and inspiring. Known as “the star maker,” she is noted for her ability to pragmatically apply the latest in global behavioral science to everyday leadership needs, thereby improving leaders’ productivity, effectiveness and efficiency in an ever-changing, volatile world. From a base of thorough behavioral science, Olivia extracts the most practical tools for business.
In addition to being a columnist for Forbes and The Huffington Post, Olivia is often featured in media such as The New York Times, Bloomberg or BusinessWeek. She has been profiled in The Wall Street Journal as well as NPR’s Marketplace show. Her course at Berkeley’s Business School was so popular that university staff had to guard the entrance to ensure that only the students admitted to that course gained entrance. Her first book, The Charisma Myth, published by Penguin/ Random House, went into second printing before it even launched.
Olivia has lectured at Stanford, Yale, Harvard, MIT, the Marine Corps War College and the United Nations. Olivia has both French and American nationalities and is fluent in 4 languages; her books have been translated into 9 languages and she was the youngest person ever to have been appointed Foreign Trade Advisor to the French Government. Her upcoming book on the mental side of innovation is representative of her ability to take the complexities of psychological factors and transform them into immediately applicable leadership tools for individuals.