Bill Hawkins: Leadership Development Expert, Executive Coach and Keynote Speaker


Founding Member - Marshall Goldsmith Group

Mr. Bill Hawkins is an expert in leadership effectiveness. In association with Marshall Goldsmith Partners he has worked with over twenty Fortune 500 companies in seventeen countries. Mr. Hawkins began his career working for a division of Johnson & Johnson in sales, marketing, and product management positions. He then joined Boston Scientific Corporation as Director and then Vice President of Sales and Marketing. For the last fifteen years Mr. Hawkins has worked with organizations to identify and develop high potential leaders. During this time he has designed and facilitated leadership-training workshops with leading organizations on five continents. He also coaches leaders individually to increase personal effectiveness. With his blend of consulting and management experience, Bill brings a breadth of understanding and insight to "real world" situations. Aside from his work with major corporations, Mr. Hawkins has donated his services to the International Red Cross / Red Crescent, the New York Association for New Americans, and the Girl Scouts of the USA. He holds a BS from Drake University, and an MBA from Indiana University. He is member of the Learning Network, the Peter Drucker Foundation "Thought Leaders Forum", and is listed in Who`s Who in International Business. Mr. Hawkins is a contributing author in the Peter Drucker Foundation book The Organization of the Future, (Jossey-Bass, l997). He is also a contributing author in Coaching for Leadership (Jossey-Bass, 2003), Change Champion’s Fieldguide (Best Practice Publications, 2008), and What Got You Here Won’t Get You There – In Sales (McGraw Hill, 2011).

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