Business Speaker Bob Chapman

Bob Chapman

Chairman & CEO, Barry-Wehmiller. Human Leadership Expert & Bestselling Author, 'Everybody Matters'

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Bob Chapman is the CEO of Barry-Wehmiller and a sought-after leadership speaker for top organizations and Fortune 500 companies. He is known for his people-centric approach to leadership and has written a bestselling book on the subject, "Everybody Matters: The Extraordinary Power of Caring for Your People Like Family." He has been recognized as the Tharseo CEO of the Year and the #3 CEO in the world by Inc. magazine. His approach to leadership has been studied by Harvard Business School and is now taught at over 70 business schools around the world.

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    Bob Chapman biography

    Leadership speaker Bob Chapman is the CEO of Barry-Wehmiller, a global capital equipment and engineering solutions company. He has been recognized as the Tharseo CEO of the Year. Also, as the #3 CEO in the world by Inc. magazine. And finally, a Top 10 Social Capital CEO by International Business Times. He became the senior executive of Barry-Wehmiller in 1975 and has led the company through more than 120 acquisitions.

    Chapman’s people-centric approach to leadership is world-famous. He writes about it in his bestselling book, “Everybody Matters: The Extraordinary Power of Caring for Your People Like Family.” In recent years, he has focused on teaching caring leadership to K-12 students and university students. He did it through programs such as the Humanistic Leadership Academy. He is a sought-after speaker who regularly talks at the world’s leading events and conferences. For example, at the United Nations, the Aspen Ideas Festival, and TEDxScottAFB, among others.

    Chapman’s people-centric approach to leadership has had a profound impact on Barry-Wehmiller and its team members. The company has a unique measure of success: by the way they touch the lives of people. As a result of Chapman’s leadership, the company has transformed from a small business with outdated technology and weak finances to a global organization with over $3 billion in revenue.

    Chapman’s approach to leadership has been so successful that it has been studied by Harvard Business School. Additionally, it is now taught at over 70 business schools around the world. In addition to his work at Barry-Wehmiller, Chapman has also founded a nonprofit, the Chapman Foundation for Caring Communities, and the Chapman & Co. Leadership Institute to bring his approach to leadership training to other organizations.

    As a speaker, Bob Chapman shares his story and insights with audiences around the world, including at the United Nations Global Compact Transforming Education Summit and the Conscious Capitalism events. His goal is to show that caring for people and giving them meaning and purpose through their work can be harmonious with creating value.

    Bob Chapman Keynote Topics

    Bob Chapman envisions a world where people are fulfilled by their work and work in caring environments. He is the CEO of Barry-Wehmiller, a $3 billion capital equipment and engineering solutions firm, and advocates for Truly Human Leadership, a people-centric approach to leadership. In this speech, he challenges traditional thinking about leadership and offers simple yet ground-breaking ideas for creating meaningful work environments. Attendees of this talk will leave inspired and equipped to implement his concepts in their own organizations.

    Bob Chapman is committed to using his platform as a business leader to build a better world. He envisions a world where people are fulfilled by their work and work in caring environments. As the CEO of Barry-Wehmiller, a $3 billion capital equipment and engineering solutions firm, he has implemented a leadership philosophy called Truly Human Leadership, which focuses on the well-being and fulfillment of employees. This philosophy inspired his bestselling book, "Everybody Matters: The Extraordinary Power of Caring for Your People Like Family." In this talk, Chapman challenges traditional thinking about leadership and offers ideas for creating meaningful work environments. Attendees of this talk will leave with the inspiration and tools to implement his ideas in their own organizations.

    Bob Chapman Speaking Videos

    Bob Chapman - The Privilege of Leadership: The Courage to Care
    Bob Chapman - Truly Human Leadership

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