Ron Kaufman – Keynote Speaker

Leading Expert on Customer Service and Service Culture

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Specialist Subjects

  • Uplifting Service: Exceeding Customer Expectations one Action at a Time
  • Leading the Service-Focused Culture: Creating Superior Service from the C-Suite
  • Capturing the Power of a Superior Service Culture: Creating a Sustainable Competitive Advantage


  • English


Ron Kaufman is the world’s leading educator for uplifting service performance and building service cultures. He helps leaders, teams, and organizations learn how to serve better, care more, and generate new value in the world.

Rated one of the “Top 25 Who’s Hot” speakers by Speaker magazine, Ron presents insights and best practices from working with clients worldwide for thirty years. His energetic online and on-stage presentations and workshops have inspired millions.

Ron is author of the New York Times bestseller, “Uplifting Service! The Proven Path to Delighting Your Customers, Colleagues and Everyone Else You Meet” and 14 other books on service, business and inspiration.

Ron’s unique approaches to learning and leadership have been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, frequently online and on TV. For the past three years, GlobalGurus has ranked Ron the #1 Customer Service Guru in the world.

He is founder of a worldwide education and consulting company that enables large and small organizations to delight customers, improve performance, distinguish brands, and build Uplifting Service cultures. In 2020, GlobalGurus ranked Uplifting Service the #1 Customer Service Development Program in the world.

Ron moved to Asia in 1990 to help Singapore Airlines and the government of Singapore create and launch a national service quality training organization.

He is a graduate of Brown University, an avid scuba diver, a founding member of Asia Professional Speakers, and was inducted into the Ultimate Frisbee Hall of Fame for spreading the sport’s “Spirit of the Game” worldwide.

Ron resides in Singapore with his wife Jen. They are committed to uplifting the spirit and practice of service and care in the present and for the future.

Popular Talks by Ron Kaufman

Uplifting Service: Exceeding Customer Expectations one Action at a Time

Providing superior service is essential to continued success in a competitive world. But too many executives still regard service as “the fuzzy stuff” – they don’t know how to measure, manage or make it happen on a companywide scale. Watch and learn specific action steps you can take to fly over customers’ rising expectations and immediately improve the quality of service delivered at all levels of the company.

Leading the Service-Focused Culture: Creating Superior Service from the C-Suite

The driving force of a service-focused culture is a group of inspired leaders who are convinced of, and committed to, the long-term value of service excellence. Learn how the leadership team can build the alignment needed to embrace a common service vision and the actions required to make that vision a reality.

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