Rob Kaiser

Rob Kaiser, Partner, is an advisor, author and expert on the subject of leadership. He began his career at the Center for Creative Leadership. He joined Kaplan DeVries in 1997 to establish its applied research function, and later expanded his role into executive development and talent management advisement. In 2012 he formed Kaiser Leadership Solutions to develop and distribute assessment tools that set a new standard for innovation and impact.

Rob developed the patented Leadership Versatility Index with Bob Kaplan. He is a prolific writer whose work on leadership, executive selection and development, and assessment has been widely published. His books include Filling the Leadership Pipeline, The Perils of Accentuating the Positive, and with Bob Kaplan, The Versatile Leader and Fear Your Strengths: What You Are Best At Could Be Your Biggest Problem.

Rob is also a highly regarded public speaker who is often asked to deliver his unique, engaging and provocative presentations to professional audiences around the world. He has an M.S. in Organizational Psychology from Illinois State University.