John Parker Stewart is an internationally recognized and entertaining speaker, executive coach, leadership consultant, and published writer whose clients include Boeing, Bank of Hawaii, BP Oil, Castrol of Malaysia, Cargill, Citibank, Chevron, General Motors, General Electric, IBM, Kennedy Space Center, Lockheed Martin, NASA, Nestle/Carnation, Pacific Bell, Raytheon, Thiokol, Toshiba, U.S. Department of Energy, Waste Management, ViaSat, and Xerox.
John was corporate manager over human resource development for 86,000 employees at Lockheed. He worked with Lockheed divisions worldwide and initiated, designed and taught the Lockheed Executive Institutes. John specializing in helping organizations build leadership, teaming, and communication capability. John’s Major Achievements include: Designed and implemented a leadership and team development program at Kennedy Space Center that reduced the cost of launching the shuttle by half-saving hundreds of millions of dollars a year
Using his leadership principles and communication expertise, John has successfully coached corporate proposal teams enabling them to win multi-year contracts worth billions of dollars. Coached hundreds of senior executives in Fortune 500 companies in team leadership, communication, and relationship capability. Led several multi-million dollar change efforts for international corporations in successfully realigning their operations and manufacturing processes leading to on-time performance
United diverse corporate cultures during multi-billion dollar mergers and consolidations leading to significant gains in organizational results
John’s Recognitions include:
Trainer’s Choice Award for two consecutive years
Was selected as the keynote speaker for NASA’s Return to Flight celebration banquet following the two-year reconstruction period after the Challenger disaster. John’s remarkable blend of insight, energy, and skill has challenged and inspired leaders everywhere to a greater understanding of people and their impact on workplace performance. His entertaining and informative style, couched in practical, easily-applied principles, captivates his listeners. His audiences particularly value the leadership gems designed for immediate application that John sprinkles throughout his presentations.