Meet Anton Gunn

International Speaker |
Best-Selling Author | Consultant

Anton Gunn is a former senior advisor to President Barack Obama and the world’s leading authority on Socially Conscious Leadership.

He has a Masters Degree in Social Work from USC and was a Resident Fellow at Harvard. He is the bestselling author of The Presidential Principles and has been featured in TIME magazine, the Wall Street Journal, BBC, NPR, and on Good Morning America.

As an international speaker and consultant, he has worked with organizations like Microsoft, Sodexho, KPMG, Verizon Wireless, Aetna, Vanderbilt Health, FINRA, and Boeing.

From playing SEC football and being the first African American in history elected to the SC legislature from his district early in his career, to now working as a C-level executive for an academic health system and serving on multiple boards, he has spent his life helping people build diverse high performing teams and world class leadership culture.

"You deserve to be a great leader, and you deserve a team full of great leaders. My goal is to get you there by helping every step of the way."


free video course:

4 Steps to a World Class Workplace Culture

Imagine, becoming the leader who transforms workplace culture in just 4 steps...

From years of experience and insight, Anton Gunn knows what healthy, world-class workplaces cultures look like. More importantly, he knows how to achieve them. Leaders want a strategy to cultivate a culture that creates engaged employees, low turnover, increases optimal outcomes, and deepens impact. But leaders are busy and carry a lot of responsibility. Thats why Anton has developed  simple, implementable strategy that will set the foundation for your organizational culture—taking it from status quo to state of the art.

How to Work with Anton


Anton speaks to audiences of all sizes about how to develop a world-class culture that builds admired leaders who take action and transform lives.

This keynote is sure to impact your organization in ways that are actionable, long-lasting, and sustainable. Every keynote Anton delivers is entertaining and dynamic that incorporates compelling stories with original insights.


As a healthcare system you know that optimal outcomes are signs of success.  Ensuring that your leaders are trained and developed to build world-class culture is critical to influencing those outcomes.

Anton collaborates with you to identify which of the 7 behaviors would make all the difference for your leaders and employees that will build a world-class culture of optimal outcomes. 


This empowering book helps leaders develop effective leadership practices that inspire service and build a lasting impact on the people they lead. 


It dives deep into each of the 7 principles that only the best leaders exemplify. It will help you learn positive leadership traits that will allow you to impact your organization the way the President has an impact on America.