Ira Chaleff

Author & Speaker
Weaving Influence Leaders

Ira Chaleff is an author, speaker, workshop presenter, and innovative thinker on the beneficial use of power between those who are leading and those who are following in any given situation.

Ira is the founder of the International Leadership Association’s Followership Learning Community and a member of the ILA board of directors. He is also the founder and president of Executive Coaching & Consulting Associates, which provides coaching, consulting and facilitation to agencies throughout the Washington, D.C. area. He is chairman emeritus of the nonpartisan Congressional Management Foundation, and adjunct faculty at Georgetown University, where Courageous Followership is part of the core curriculum in its professional management training for staff. Ira holds a degree in Applied Behavioral Science and is a Board Certified Coach from the Center for Credentialing and Education.

Ira has been named one of the “100 best minds on leadership” by Leadership Excellence magazine. He was cited in Harvard Business Review as one of the three pioneers in the growing field of followership studies.

“All of us have a responsibility to stand up for doing the right thing. Intelligent Disobedience offers the tools for doing this.”

~ Beatrice Edwards, Executive Director, Government Project

About Ira Chaleff

About Ira Chaleff
Ira Chaleff is an author, speaker, workshop presenter, and innovative thinker on the beneficial use of power between those who are leading and those who are following in any given situation. His groundbreaking book, The Courageous Follower, has been published in multiple languages and is in use around the globe. His latest book, Intelligent Disobedience, breaks new ground by exploring the deep cultural roots of obedience.
About Ira Chaleff

Keynote Speaker Ira Chaleff

Ira has been named one of the “100 best minds on leadership” by Leadership Excellence magazine. He was cited in Harvard Business Review as one of the three pioneers in the growing field of followership studies. Ira has watched with pride as the concept of followership has moved from one of obscurity into a topic of study in major universities, conferences, and leadership development programs.