Kenneth James

Kenneth James

Kenneth James, Ed.D. knows that good entrepreneurs must be good leaders. This passion for leadership development has driven Kenneth throughout his career, largely in the San Francisco Bay area. In 2011 Kenneth founded the James Leadership Group, where he still serves as the President and Principal Consultant.  His company strives to help organizations build and grow their leadership capacity.

Kenneth has experience mentoring entrepreneurs both at Rice University and the University of Michigan’s School of Business.  He also works as an executive coach and leadership development expert with the Enterprise Futures Network.

In addition to leadership qualities, good entrepreneurs must understand the sociological realities in which they operate their business. An expert in the social sciences, Kenneth understands that leadership development involves managing contextual relationships that surround any business.  Kenneth brings this expertise in leadership and social sciences to his mentorship in the Global round of the African Entrepreneurship Award.

Kenneth earned a Doctorate in Education from the University of San Francisco. He also studied in the Sloan School of Management at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.