Dr. David Gruder hit the spot and was exactly what we needed for our annual event! His keynote brought a high level of excitement and humor that kept everyone thoroughly engaged. It is difficult to keep the attention of 65 faculty and staff, but David did it with ease. We are very pleased with his message and highly recommend him for future events. Thank you!
He has a PhD in clinical psychology & organizational development, and is currently the President of Integrity Culture Systems™, the Executive Director of the California Institute for Human Science's Center for Integral Leadership, the Psychological Business Strategist and Mergers & Acquisitions Psychologist for Blue Sky Business Resources, the Executive Success Psychologist for BijacCo's Executive Strategy Skills Summits, an advisor, wayfinder & faculty with the SynerVision Leadership Foundation, LucisDollar's Advisor on Global Culture, a legacy faculty with CEO Space International, a senior trainer for two of the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology's certification programs, and a certified Ritual Elder with the ManKind Project.
Proclaimed "America's Integrity Expert by Radio & TV Interview Reports," he has been called “one of the leaders of the renewed human potential movement” and “one of the most forward-thinkers of our time.” His background includes master planning, organizational development, for-profit & nonprofit leadership, academic administration, culture architecture, facilitating collaboration & decision-making, clinical psychology, strategic self-development, integrative health, curriculum & certification program development, event production, journalism, and performing. He has trained and mentored thousands of leaders, entrepreneurs, and self-developers, has given multiple hundreds of media interviews including being featured in Forbes 18 times, has authored or been featured in 23 books, and has provided keynotes, training programs and consulting in 8 countries on 3 continents, and has given a TEDx Talk.
David is, in essence, a modern-day “renaissance man” who feels blessed to share a love-filled life in San Diego with his wife Laurie and their two cats, and with dear friends and family, near and far.
His most popular keynote topic is “The Hijacking of the American Dream & How to Reclaim It.” He provides custom versions of this keynote for the following audiences: business executives, entrepreneurs, cause-based leaders, integrative healthcare professionals, psychotherapists, financial services professionals, elected officials, journalists, educators, and concerned citizens. For instance, The Hijacking of Happiness, The Hijacking of Capitalism, The Hijacking of Health, The Hijacking of Journalism, and so forth. He is delighted to custom-craft a version of this keynote to fit the specific needs of your event and audience.
Online links to Dr. Gruder's TEDx Talk, sample keynotes, training programs, and media interviews happily provided upon request.