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Jason Barger ’98

Keynote Speaker

Jason V. Barger is committed to engaging people’s minds and hearts.  As the founder of Step Back Leadership Consulting, which was recognized as a Top 20 Leadership Development training and coaching company by HR Tech Outlook, Jason is a sought-after keynote speaker and leadership and culture consultant who has worked with some of the world’s biggest brands.  His previous books – Step Back from the Baggage Claim, ReMember, and Thermostat Cultures – have been celebrated by the New York Times and global media.  He has also been recognized as a Top 200 Thought Leader to Follow by PeopleHum and a Forty under 40 leader by Business First. In 2004, he received a Jefferson Award, a national award given to ordinary people doing extraordinary things.  He is also the host of the hit pod-cast The Thermostat with Jason Barger.   Learn more about Jason and his work at JasonVBarger.com