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Prof. David Baldwin

Communication / Leadership

Professor Baldwin is the owner of the Leadership Insight Group LLC ( and has global partnering relationships with the Center for Creative Leadership, Ken Blanchard, MHS based in Toronto, Goal Success which span over 25 years. Some of his clients include Amazon, Citi, Dell Technologies, Disney, Google, Microsoft, PepsiCo, Starbucks, Xerox and the USA government & military. 


He has delivered successful ROI transformational leadership and executive coaching work in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, El Salvador, England, France, Germany, Kuwait, Indonesia, Ireland, Malaysia, Mexico, Panama, Russia, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, UAE and throughout 50 of the United States and territories to more than 15,000 executive participants. David acquired his expertise and desire in leadership while working in the television, service and educational industries with positions at CBS, ESPN, and Nordstrom. David is certified in over 100 psychometric self-report and 360 assessment instruments, online/F2F experiential simulations, and has delivered over 400 leadership and team interventions to tribal, non-profit along and 2/3 of clients in the Fortune 100 globally.

Profesor Baldwin holds a Master of Science degree in behavioral communication studies with a focus on organizational leadership behavior from Illinois State University. He holds two other degrees including a Bachelor of Arts degree in speech communication with an emphasis in television broadcasting, social psychology and the Spanish language and culture. His research on Transformational Leadership at Caterpillar, Inc. contributed to Ken Blanchard, Paul Hersey and Dewey Johnson’s seventh edition of Management of Organizational Behavior. He has co-written books and articles on influence tactics, communicating vision, leadership networking, along with delivering keynotes on these topics in Bali, Bangkok, Dubai, London, Kuala Lumpur, Phuket and Shanghai.

As a Voice Over Actor, he enjoys supporting his boys in their acting endeavors. He and his wife, Lisa, attend Awaken Balboa and enjoy participating in outdoor adventures and sports of all kinds. Professor Baldwin looks forward to leading CVCU students through psychometric assessments and speech and debate.

Prof. David Baldwin
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