Chris is an expert at creating and leading high performance teams. He is one of the rare adventurers on the speaking circuit with corporate and academic expertise, allowing him to educate, as well as motivate. Chris is one of only 9 Americans to summit both Everest and K2. He’s led more than 175 international mountaineering expeditions. Chris guided the first ever reality TV show on Everest for ABC. He hosted a leadership special on the History Channel. He filmed, starred in and produced an Emmy Nominated documentary about his K2 expedition for NBC.
Chris has been teaching leadership for 30 years and has been teaching at the Wharton School of Business since 2000. Every year he works with thousands of CEOs, sales teams, senior executives and entrepreneurs. His clients range from Google to the National Counter Terrorism Task Force. Chris is also the CEO/founder of Earth Treks, Inc. with 175 employees serving over 500,000 customers every year.
Your audience will be inspired by Chris’ gripping high definition footage and the gut wrenching tales of leading teams when failure results in death. And they will be educated by his data driven, real world, formula for building high performance teams. Chris, through his inspiring, entertaining and educational keynotes, will help your organization build better leaders and high performance teams.
Leadership Workshops and Corporate Expeditions
Creating and Leading High Performance Teams:
Chris facilitates conference room based workshops that teaches leaders how to create and manage great teams.
Leadership Development Expeditions:
Chris and his team guide custom programs held in wilderness areas in North and South America, Africa, Asia and Iceland.
High Altitude Leadership:
Chris uses dramatic footage from the world’s most deadly peaks (inspirational and entertaining), backed by data from American corporations (inspirational and educational) to teach the formula used by the greatest leaders to build teams that will succeed despite the odds.