About Kevin  & Wayne

All of our learning experiences are designed by or in collaboration with Kevin Eikenberry, a leadership expert and long-time leader of a remote team, and Wayne Turmel, a long-time expert in communicating through technology.

Kevin Eikenberry

Chief Potential Officer of The Kevin Eikenberry Group & Co-founder of The remote leadership institute

Kevin Eikenberry is a recognized world expert on leadership development and learning, the Chief Potential Officer of The Kevin Eikenberry Group and co-founder of The Remote Leadership Institute.< He has spent nearly 30 years helping organizations across North America, and leaders from around the world, on leadership, learning, teams and teamwork, communication and more. And he has led his own remote team for over a decade.


Twice he has been named by Inc.com as one of the top 100 Leadership and Management Experts in the World and has also been included in 100 Great Leadership Speakers for Your Next Conference, American Management Association’s Leaders to Watch and Top Sales World’s Top Sales &amp; Marketing Influencers. He is the author, co-author or a contributing author to nearly 20 books, including Remarkable Leadership and bestsellers From Bud to Boss – Secrets of the Successful Transition to Remarkable Leadership (with Guy Harris) and The Long-Distance Leader: Rules for Remarkable Remote Leadership (with Wayne Turmel). His most recent book, The Long-Distance Teammate (with Wayne Turmel), is available now. His blog is consistently ranked among the world’s best, most read and most shared on leadership.

Wayne Turmel

Co-Founder of The Remote Leadership Institute

Wayne Turmel has been writing about how to develop communication and leadership skills for almost 20 years. He has taught and consulted at both Fortune 500 companies and startups around the world – for the last 8 years focusing on the growing need to communicate effectively in remote and virtual environments.


In 2008, Wayne formed GreatWebMeetings.com, and worked with hundreds of organizations to help people sell, present, train and lead people and projects through communication tools such as WebEx, Skype for Business, and GoToMeeting. In 2016, he merged his company with The Kevin Eikenberry Group, to create The Remote Leadership Institute, where he serves as co-founder and Product Manager. His background as a trainer and training manager gave him access to both the strategic and functional level in organizations from Singapore to Europe and across North America. His role there led to his contributing to his first book, The ASTD Handbook of Instructional Technology, in 1998. He’s contributed to other books in the field by organizations such as the American Society for Training and Development (now ATD) and the American Management Association (AMA) as well as written 8 titles on his own. His best-known titles include ATD’s 10 Steps to Successful Virtual Presentations and Meet Like You Mean It – a Leader’s Guide to Painless and Productive Virtual Meetings. He also co-authored The Long-Distance Leader: Rules for Remarkable Remote Leadership and The Long-Distance Teammate.

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