CEO, Benchmark Communications, Inc.; chairman, The Creating WE Institute
Judith E. Glaser is an Organizational Anthropologist. She is one of the most pioneering and innovative change agents, consultants and executive coaches, in the consulting and coaching industry and is the world’s leading authority on Conversational Intelligence®, WE-centric Leadership, and Neuro-Innovation, and is a best-selling author of 7 business books including her newest best seller - Conversational Intelligence: How Great Leaders Build Trust and Get Extraordinary Results. Through the application of ‘the Neuroscience of WE®, to business challenges, Judith shows CEOs and their teams how to elevate levels of engagement, collaboration and innovation to positively impact the bottom line.
Judith is the founder and CEO of Benchmark Communications, Inc., and the Chairman of The Creating WE Institute with over thirty five years of business experience working with CEOs and their teams in establishing WE-centric cultures poised to strategically handle business challenges in the face of moving targets. Her transformational approaches using neuroscience and anthropology enable leaders to raise their Conversational Intelligence® and build agile and higher performing individuals and teams poised to impact the bottom line and top line results in their organizations.
In 2017 Marshall Goldsmith’s Top Coaches Project selected Judith as one of the top 15 Coaches in the world. In 2014 Judith was selected by Ben Croft, CEO of WBECS, to launch Conversational Intelligence® for Coaches, a coaching certification program attended by over 1,000 coaches globally. Also, Conversational Intelligence® was selected by INC. as one of the top 5 trends in business 2016. 2004 she was awarded Woman of the Year in New York City. Since 2006 she has been listed in the top 10 consultants globally in the Excellence Top 100 Consultants and is one of the Top 100 Thought Leaders globally on the subject of leadership. In 2011, Judith was awarded the Drexel University Distinguished Alumni Award, and in 2006 she was inducted into the Temple University Gallery of Success. She is a Founding Fellow of the Institute of Coaching at McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School affiliate.
She has appeared on CBS Morning News with Charlie Rose & Gayle King, NBC’s Today Show, ABC World News, The Fox News Channel, The Martha Stewart Show and the Family Network talking about We-Centric Leadership and Cultural Transformation. She is frequently quoted on her revolutionary workplace approaches in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Crain’s, Harvard Business Review, The Huffington Post, Entrepreneur Magazine, AMA World, etc. and is a contributing Editor for Executive Excellence Magazine.
Judith was awarded a Research Fellowship from Drexel University, where she earned a master’s degree in human behavior and development with additional work at the Bales School of Social Research at Harvard, and also University of Pennsylvania. She also earned her bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies from Temple University. She received a master’s certificate in corporate and political communications from Fairfield University. She lives in CT and NY City.
Judith has also served as an Adjunct Professor at Wharton, visiting guest speaker at Harvard, MIT, Kellogg, Loyola, University of Chicago, NYU, IIT, University of Stellenbosch, Etisalat Academy in Dubai, Tsinghua University in China and others. She is on the boards of The We Are Family Foundation, Expeditionary Learning. She is a frequent speaker for Vistage and TEC in US and Canada. Her best selling books include: Conversational Intelligence: How Great Leaders Build Trust and Get Extraordinary Results, Creating WE: Change I-Thinking to WE-Thinking and Create a Healthy Thriving Organization; The DNA of Leadership; 42 Rules for Creating WE. She is also the author of The Leadership Secret of Gregory Goose and Ultimate Power.