Dr. Kevin Freiberg

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Kevin & Jackie Freiberg

Kevin’s Credentials


  • NANOVATION: How a Little Car Can Teach the World to Think Big and Act Bold
  • NUTS! Southwest Airlines’ Crazy Recipe for Business and Personal Success
  • BOOM! 7 Choices for Blowing the Doors Off Business-As-Usual
  • GUTS! Companies that Blow the Doors Off Business-As-Usual
  • One of five thought leaders assembled to create RADICAL ACTION for RADICAL TIMES: Expert Advice for Creating Business Opportunity in Good and Bad Economic Times


  • CNBC, CBS Sunday Morning, CBS Morning News
  • CNBC India, Lessons in Excellence television series
  • Better Management Live, webcast series
  • Articles/interviews published in Wall Street Journal, Business Week, Washington Post, Investor’s Business Daily, India’s Economic Times, India’s Business Standard, India’s Financial Times and Capital Business & Finance Magazine of Dubai


  • Bachelors degree in English Literature, San Diego State University
  • Masters degree in Organizational Communication, San Diego State University
  • Doctoral degree in Leadership, University of San Diego
  • Professor, Business School and Communication Studies departments, University of San Diego
  • Board member, Ken Blanchard College of Business, Grand Canyon University


  • Married to Jackie 22 years
  • Children: Taylor-Grace (19), Aubrey Hope (15) and Dylan (9)
  • Officemate: Romeo (8-month old Golden Retriever)
  • Avid snow skier, runner and P90X participant


  • Good News to the Poor; a global movement dedicated to living out the principles of servant leadership
  • Voices for Children, an organization that defends foster children in the courts
  • Monarch High School, a first-of-its-kind high school for homeless children


  • NUTS! San Diego Best Business Book Award
  • NUTS! Benjamin Franklin Award for the Best Business Book of the Year
  • NUTS! Booz-Allen/ Financial Times Top Five Global Business Book Award
  • University of San Diego Author E. Hughes Career Achievement Award