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John Mattone  
John Mattone

Thinkers50 Rising Star in Leadership Development

  • Over 30 years’ experience in executive development and human capital management
  • rising star in leadership development, November, 2011
  • Founder of two successful human capital consulting companies

  • Topics Covered Include: Leadership, Human Resources, and Management
Speaking Style: A truly exceptional speaker, John Mattone is one of the world’s foremost leadership experts. He has educates and inspires audiences from all business sectors.

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One of the world’s best known leadership gurus, John Mattone has a wealth of experience to share with audiences from all sectors.

Mattone initially studied at Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts, graduating with a B.S. degree in Organisational Behaviour. He then went on to the University of Central Florida, where he studied Industrial/Organisational Psychology, graduating with an M.S. degree.

Since graduating, Mattone has worked hard and has become known throughout the business world as a top executive coach.

Mattone’s passion and skill for matters concerning leadership and management led him to spend ten years creating his own company. Human Resources International (HRI) is a business which deals with human resources, helping to connect businesses with talented potential staff recruits. He then went to work for Drake Beam Morin (DBM), specialists in talent development and career transitions, as Senior Vice President of Sales.

Mattone has previously held the role of Vice President of Linkage Inc’s Global Assessment Services. Linkage Inc. is a leadership consultancy which has been helping businesses all over the globe make the most of talented employees for over 25 years.

Executive Development Associates (EDA) is a leadership and executive development consulting firm which serves clients from a multitude of industries. Mattone currently works for EDA as a Senior Talent Management Consultant and as a Master Executive Coach. 

Academic Work and Speaking
Assisting others to understand effective leadership and management skills is a passion for Mattone. He works with Florida Atlantic University as an Executive MBA faculty member, teaching a course called ‘Global Leadership Assessment & Development’. He is also a faculty member at Vanderbilt University’s Owen School of Management, and a senior faculty member at the Talent Management Academy.

Mattone is a member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and of the Association of Corporate Executive Coaches (he is a registered Master Corporate Executive Coach). He is part of Recruiting Trends Magazine’s advisory board.

In addition to his work with universities, Mattone is an accomplished speaker, informing and inspiring audiences from all sectors. His knowledge about leadership and talent development saw him appear on the 2011 Thinkers50 ‘Guru Radar’ list, named as a rising star in his field. Through his speeches and seminars he has spoken to more than 500,000 people.
  • Leadership
  • Human Resources
  • Management
  • English
  • Predictive HR Leadership
  • Stealth Leadership: Using Assessment & Coaching to Propel Your Leaders and Organization to Greatness
  • 2011/2012 Trends in Executive Development Research Report (2011)
  • The New HR Analytics (2012)
  • Talent Leadership: A Proven Method for Identifying and Developing High-Potential Employees (with Dr. Jac Fitz-enz and Luiz Xavier) (2012)
  • Powerful Executive Coaching (2012)
  • Stealth Leadership: Using Assessment & Coaching to Propel Your Leaders and Organization to Greatness (2012)
  • Unlocking & Unleashing Your Leadership Potential (2013)
  • Leadership Intelligence: What You Need to Know to Unlock Your Full Potential (2013)
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