Steven B. Howard
Leadership Development Facilitator
Coach | Author | Keynote Speaker
Steven Howard brings expertise in leadership, business development, and marketing. An award-winning author of 21 books with 40 years of international senior sales and marketing experience, his corporate career covered a wide variety of fields and experiences, including Regional Marketing Director for Texas Instruments Asia-Pacific, South Asia / ASEAN Regional Director for TIME Magazine, Global Account Director at BBDO Advertising handling an international airline account, and VP Marketing for Citibank’s Consumer Banking Group.
Today he creates and delivers customized leadership training programs that focus on leadership mindset, leading people, leading people development, and leading for results. He is a Certified VILT (Virtual Instructor Led Training) Facilitator, with over five years of experience running virtual leadership development programs and workshops.
Since 1988 he has delivered leadership development programs in the U.S., Asia, Australia, Europe, and Africa to numerous organizations, including Citicorp, Covidien, DBS Bank, Deutsche Bank, DuPont Lycra, Esso Productions, ExxonMobil, Hewlett Packard, Medtronic, Micron Technology, Motorola Solutions, SapientNitro, Standard Chartered Bank, and others.
In addition, Steven is an Executive Consultant with Mindful Life Training in Australia, which delivers evidence-based classroom and online training programs in decision making, mindful leadership, health and wellbeing, and mindfulness.
He has been a member of the training faculty at MasterCard University Asia/Pacific, the Citibank Asia-Pacific Banking Institute, and Forum Corporation. Steven is a co-designer and facilitator of the BrainPro™ neuroscience-based Optimal Leadership curriculum.
Steven Howard specializes in creating and delivering Leadership Development curriculum for frontline leaders, mid-level leaders and high-potential leaders. His experience includes deliveries of Leading With Influence, Building Adaptability To Change, Leading Change, Leading Across Boundaries, Leading Complex Decisions, Dilemma Management, Coaching Clinic, Collaboration Skills, and bespoke leadership programs for ExxonMobil, Covidien, Motorola Solutions, Hewlett Packard, and Micron Technology.
He approaches all client assignments with a truly international and multicultural perspective, having lived in the USA for 29 years, in Singapore for 21 years and Australia for 12 years. He currently resides in Southern California.
Steven is the award-winning author of 20 leadership, business, and motivational books and the editor of nine professional and personal development books in the Project You series. His latest book is Better Decisions. Better Thinking. Better Outcomes. How to go from Mind Full to Mindful Leadership, which received a Silver Award from the Nonfiction Authors Association in February 2019.He also wrote Leadership Lessons from the Volkswagen Saga, which has won three prestigious publishing industry awards (2017 Independent Press Award, National Indie Excellence Award, and San Francisco Book Festival Award). He is also the author of Great Leadership Words of Wisdom.
In addition to his leadership facilitation work Steven has served on several Boards in both the private and non-profit sectors. He has also chaired a strategic advisory group for a local government entity and a national sporting organization that is a member of the Australian Olympic Committee.