As president and founder of the Forte Factor and certified executive coach, Jay Forte speaks to thousands of CEOs and talent management/HR professionals each year, introducing them to all aspects of amplifying, managing and leveraging talent. He has helped organizations build high-performance teams by improving the effectiveness and efficiency of hiring, amplifying employee engagement and improving workplace culture. Through his advising, educating, and coaching, his clients have improved their ability to hire based on fit, shift from managing to coaching, and significantly improve employee retention. He is also the author of Fire Up Your Employees and Smoke Your Competition, and The Greatness Zone: Know Yourself, Find Your Fit, Transform the World. You can learn more about him and his services at