Dr. Geoff Smart

Chairman & Founder

Geoff founded ghSMART in 1995.

ghSMART is a global leadership advisory, education, and analytics company with offices in 34 cities across North America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific Region. The firm exists to help leaders amplify their positive impact on the world.

Career Highlights:

2024: Vault #1 best consulting firm in 14 categories including most selective, client impact, highest compensation, and overall satisfaction

2024: Glassdoor #1 rating (4.8/5.0) across all top firms in Consulting, Tech, and Finance

2024: Great Place to Work #1 rating (95%) across top professional services firms

New York Times best selling author of Who (#1 top-selling book on hiring for 15 consecutive years), Leadocracy, and Power Score


Claremont Graduate University M.A. and Ph.D. in Psychology

Northwestern University, B.A. Economics, Honors