Why Ken?

Why Ken Ritterspach?

Why Ken Ritterspach | EOS ImplementerFor the same reason that some of the best coaches are former athletes, some of the best EOS® implementers are former CEOs. Ken knows first hand what it means to lead a company. He’s been in your shoes.

Ken is a former CEO with 30 years of experience leading and working alongside teams as a turnaround specialist and trusted business advisor for both private and publicly held companies.

He has been the CEO or president of five companies, had senior level positions in three others, and owned his own business.

In addition, Ken has developed an expertise in negotiations, serving as a senior consultant for CMPartners for 18 years. Based on the best selling book Getting To Yes and the principles of Harvard’s Project on Negotiation, Ken has facilitated workshops around the world (including Saudi Arabia, Nepal, Ethiopia, South Africa, Great Britain, Argentina, and Afghanistan) for a wide range of clients (including The World Bank, General Mills, the UN, and WHO).

Team up with an EOS implementer, former CEO, and trusted business advisor who has lived your business challenges and solved the same problems confronting you now.

Top 5 Reasons CEOs Choose Ken

  1. Former CEO
  2. Breadth of industries and company size
  3. Deep facilitation experience in challenging situations
  4. Negotiations expertise
  5. Turnaround experience


BA, Yale University

MBA, Stanford University School of Business

Ph.D., Stanford University School of Education

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