Steve previously led the revolution to transform the culture of the 5th largest company in the world by instigating and shaping a global, grassroots movement at Johnson & Johnson that engaged 23,000 employees and led to countless stories of product and people development. For this work, he won Chief Learning Officer Magazine’s highest award for Innovation in 2016.
His book Surge: Your Guide to Put Any Idea into Action is a #1 Bestseller. He also has multiple online courses, instructing over 100,000 students around the world.
Garguilo has worked on social ventures globally, including in Kenya and India. In 2014, he completed The Mongol Rally, a 10,000-mile adventure from London to Ulan Bator, Mongolia, fundraising for the African Prisons Project.
He has lived all over the world and has spoken at TED and TEDx events across the globe in the United States, Switzerland, Brazil, Scotland, Tunisia, and Lithuania. A global citizen, he has visited each of the 48 contiguous United States and is a member of the “century club” having visited over 100 countries.