Meet Dr. Jeff Kaplan

Chief Operating Officer/Founding Partner

Dr. Jeff Kaplan oversees the daily operations and intellectual property development. In addition to founding an international events organization, Jeff has over 20 years of experience in business development and alliance management with organizations such as Cap Gemini and Ernst & Young.

Dr. Kaplan is a globally recognized thought leader, and an in-demand speaker having conducted over 1,300 workshops and keynotes for Fortune 500 and global organizations in 26 countries. He is also a frequent guest lecturer at the University of Iowa, Iowa State University, and the University of Northern Iowa.

Jeff writes books on business leadership and has worked to develop four New York Times bestsellers. He holds an MBA in Business from Pepperdine and a Doctorate in Organizational Leadership from UOP School of Advanced Studies. Originally a California native, Jeff and his family currently reside in Cedar Falls, Iowa.