R. Michael Anderson's business successes include starting, growing, and
selling three enterprise software companies, some of which landed on the Inc. 500|5000
list of Fastest Growing Companies and won Best Places to Work in San Diego,
Despite these achievements, for a time Michael felt unfulfilled;
hard drugs, divorce, depression, and lawsuits brought him to a low point. A
quest for change led him to earn his master’s degree in Spiritual Psychology
from the University of Santa Monica.
Now he is devoted to teaching others the tools
that transformed his own life, so that they too can achieve new levels of
personal and business success.
He's written two best-selling books, is a featured contributor in entrepreneur.com, has hosted a radio show, been named the #7 top leadership expert worldwide, and been named Social Entrepreneur of the Year.
He has pioneered Elevated Leadership, a unique style of leadership focused on bringing out one's natural, inner leader through personal growth while empowering others, all through living in service.
A powerful yet vulnerable and
authentic speaker, attendees find him thought-provoking, inspirational, and
unique. On stage he reveals all about his struggles, lessons, and victories though personal stories and reflections, all while lightening the mood with humor and energy.
Every time he steps on stage, his intention is to touch each attendees life in a positive way.
Michael has worked with a broad range of clients, including Uber,
Microsoft, SAP, Stanford University, Vistage / TEC, Young Presidents Organization
(YPO), and Entrepreneurs Organization (EO).