Stephen Krempl

International Keynote Speaker | Corporate Communications Coach |  Best Selling Author

“We received amazing feedback for the entire event, and everyone loved your GEM message. Also, I like to say your energy and passion in which you delivered your keynote made a huge difference.”

Sally Shaheen,
Co-Founder and Managing Director at Human Quality


“He held the entire audience hanging on his every word as he shared his insights to become highly visible to executive leaders. In fact, we used him again for our online Learning Incubator, and he had the same impact.  I would highly recommend him for any live or virtual event.”

Evan Leybourn
Founder of Business Agility Institute

“Thank you for the online presentation today. We received positive feedback from ERG members that it catered very well to the audience's needs.

The pointers you offered were really good!”

Mansey Amin
Agile Big Bet Devops RTE, CIGNA

 "This is by far the most relatable, interesting, and impactful session - just what I needed at this point of my career! The Dos and Don'ts on what and how to say when you switch to your 5% zone are truly gemstones in my treasure chest and for me to flaunt when I meet senior leaders."

Jamie W,
Schneider Electric

 "Key concepts from the presentation are simple, easy to remember, and can be deployed immediately with impact."

Alex S

Stephen Krempl

CEO of Krempl Communications International | Corporate Communications Coach | International Keynote Speaker  Best Selling Author

Expert on how leaders can stand out and get noticed in their corporations, even in an increasingly competitive global marketplace.


Creator and founder of the Global Executive Mindset (GEM) and Winning in the Work World (W3) programs.

Stephen delivers his Global Executive Mindset (GEM) programs online, virtually, and in-person. These interventions focus on developing high potential and future leaders, especially minorities, to get noticed by senior management within their organizations.

He is now spreading this GEM and 5% message to universities, enabling students to understand what is expected of them and through an online curriculum called Winning in the Work World.

  Global Speaking Experience

     Stephen has delivered keynotes, breakouts, and training in:

Conferences and Conventions:

Stephen has spoken at multiple events worldwide and has run numerous training programs, and spoken in countries across Europe, Asia, and the Middle East: 


  • Australia                     
  • Bangladesh
  • China
  • Dubai
  • Egypt
  • Germany
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • Malaysia
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico                            
  • Philippines
  • Romania
  • Singapore
  • South Africa
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • UK
  • USA

Corporate Experience:

His career spans 25 years working for Fortune 200 companies, Starbucks Coffee Company where he was Chief Learning Officer, Yum! Brands VP of Yum University and Global Learning, PepsiCo Restaurants International, and Motorola.

At Starbucks, Stephen was the VP of Global Learning at Starbucks Coffee Company. The role required implementing an enterprise-wide learning strategy for the 140,000 partners 12,800 restaurants operating in 37 countries to enable the brand’s planned and systematic growth across the globe. At Yum! Brands Inc., Stephen was the VP of Yum University and Global training where he took care of the top 3000 executives’ developmental needs. At PepsiCo Restaurants International, He was Regional Director in charge of designing and developing programs for all company-owned and franchise in the Asia Pacific region. At Motorola, he started as an Instructional Designer and rose to become regional manager for supplier-customer training. He started his career as a training consultant at the Singapore Institute of Management. These senior training and education roles in these companies have enabled him to develop and train leaders globally.

Organizational Leadership:

Stephen currently serves on the Advisory Committee for the Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific. He is associated with major professional organizations and has served as President of the Association of Psychological Type, Singapore, VP of Asian Regional Training and Development Organizations (ARTDO), and is now a member of the National Speakers Association and American Society for Training and Development in the U.S. He was included in WHO’S WHO INTERNATIONAL (2000) and received numerous internal awards at Yum! Brands and PepsiCo. He instructed as an adjunct faculty member at University of London and Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT).



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