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Ryan Gottfredson Travels from Los Angeles, USA

Ryan Gottfredson


  • Author
  • Change Management
  • International Speaker
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Personal Development
  • Success

Ryan Gottfredson, Ph.D. is a cutting-edge leadership development author, researcher, and consultant.

He helps organisations vertically develop their leaders primarily through a focus on mindsets. Ryan is the Wall Street Journal and USA Today best-selling author of Success Mindsets: The Key to Unlocking Greater Success in Your Life, Work, and Leadership and The Elevated Leader: Leveling Up Your Leadership Through Vertical Development.

He is the founder and owner of his consulting company, where he specialises in elevating leaders and executive teams in a manner that elevates the organisation and its culture. He has worked with top leadership teams at CVS Health (top 130 leaders), Deutsche Telekom (500+ of their top 2,000 leaders), Experian, and others. He has also partnered with dozens of organisations (e.g., Federal Reserve Bank, Nationwide Insurance, Cook Medical) to develop thousands of mid-level managers and high-level leaders. 

He is also a leadership professor at the College of Business and Economics at California State University-Fullerton. He holds a Ph.D. in Organisational Behavior and Human Resources from Indiana University, and a B.A. from Brigham Young University. As a respected authority and researcher on topics related to leadership, management, and organisational behavior, Ryan has published over 20 articles across a variety of journals including: Leadership Quarterly, Journal of Management, Journal of Organisational Behavior, Business Horizons, Journal of Leadership and Organisational Studies, and Journal of Leadership Studies. His research has been cited over 4,000 times since 2018.

Keynote Titles

  • Success Mindsets: The Key to Meeting Today’s and Tomorrow’s Challenges
  • Rise and Thrive: Building Resilience and Mental Wellness for Leaders and Employees
  • BECOME BETTER: How to Transformationally Elevate How You Operate as a Leader, Teammate, and Person


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