Steve Farber C-Suite Network Advisor Since 2016

Developer of Extreme Leaders | Inc Top 50 Leadership & Management Expert | Keynote Speaker | Bestselling Author


Listed as one of Inc’s global Top 50 Leadership and Management Experts, Steve Farber is a Leadership Pioneer, Strategist, Keynote Speaker and Bestselling Author on Extreme Leadership. His expertise is in creating organizational cultures where leadership is not just an opportunity and obligation for those in authority, but for everyone at all levels.

Steve is the President of Extreme Leadership, Inc, and the founder of The Extreme Leadership Institute, organizations devoted to the cultivation and development of Extreme Leaders around the world. His accessible, deeply inspirational, and eminently practical Radical LEAP framework is widely used across the business, non-profit and education spectrum. Farber has been credited with redefining leadership in deeply personal yet practical terms and re-energizing thousands of people to make a significant difference in their businesses, lives, and the world around them.

His third book, Greater Than Yourself, was a Wall Street Journal® and USA Today® bestseller. His second book, The Radical Edge, was hailed as “a playbook for harnessing the power of the human spirit.” And his first book, The Radical Leap, is already considered a classic in the leadership field. It received Fast Company magazine’s Readers’ Choice Award and was recently named one of the 100 Best Business Books of All Time.

Organizations hire Steve to:

• Deliver practical, inspiring and entertaining keynote speeches

• Embed the practices of Extreme Leadership in the DNA of the organization

• Provide significant on-going leadership learning and development

• Create and amplify deep employee engagement

Steve has worked with Johns Hopkins, Cisco, Intel, TriNet, Hyatt and hundreds of other organizations large and small. He has spoken to or worked with virtually every industry there is–from the tech sector to financial services, manufacturing, health care, hospitality, entertainment, public education, retail, and government.


Steve Farber | Developer of Extreme Leaders | Inc Top 50 Leadership & Management Expert | Keynote Speaker | Bestselling Author

"Dear Steve, I can tell you first-hand that our audience greatly resonated with your provocative and inspirational comments…From all of us at Raytheon, please accept our best wishes as you continue to spread the word. You have a powerful message that is artfully delivered!"

William Swanson

Chairman & CEO (Ret.), Raytheon (NYSE SYMBOL: RTN)

"The Extreme Leadership that Steve Farber speaks and writes about comes down to this: leadership is important not only because it impacts the lives of the teams we build, but also the lives of our customers, and ultimately, the state of the world we live in. Additionally, Extreme Leadership is not about positional authority, but about how we can create an environment where every person in the company believes he or she is a leader and rises to the challenge. I see Steve as the gold standard in leadership coaching."

Burton Goldfield

CEO of TriNet (NYSE symbol: TNET)

"As a leader, I spend every day competing for customers and the greatest talent. People want to work with people who truly love what they do, the people they do it with, and the people they do it for. The Extreme Leadership Workshop has helped change my company, the lives of the people in it, and the lives of everyone we touch."

Mike Strohl

CEO, Entisys360


Steve Farber | Developer of Extreme Leaders | Inc Top 50 Leadership & Management Expert | Keynote Speaker | Bestselling Author

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