Katrina Burrus

Katrina Burrus Press Kit


Dr. Katrina Burrus, CEO/found of Excellent Executive Coaching LLC, is known for “Fast tracking leaders to the C-Suite and Beyond” and for “Transforming Brilliant Jerks into Inspiring Leaders.” Clients often comment that working with Katrina enlighten leaders to empower co-workers to walk the extra mile.

She is a keynote speaker and has published Managing Brilliant Jerks and Global Leadership a body of work used by Nestle, Novartis, the World Health Organization, the International Labor Organization, the United Nations, and many more. She was most recently featured in Mexico, India, USA, Kazakhstan and Russia.

Dr. Burrus has 18 years experience as the first Master Certified Coach (2002) and Founding Board Member from the (ICF) International Coaching Federation in Switzerland.


  • When failure is not an option: A roadmap to successful leadership transitions
  • What do you need to do to become a thought leader?
  • How to stop incivil behavior from becoming rampant?


  • What is the difference between a demanding leader and a brilliant jerk?
  • How do you develop a brilliant jerk’s interpersonal skill?
  • What are a brilliant jerks fears?
  • What are the key steps to succeeding a new assignment or endeavor?
  • How do you become a thought leader?