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Steven Iwersen has been a professional speaker for more than 30 years and has been in active leadership roles since 1981.  He is the author of The Porcupine Principles: How To Move Prickly People to Preferred Outcomes.

Steven Iwersen is the founder and owner of Aurora Pointe, LLC, an international speaking and leadership development firm.  As a Keynote speaker and relational leadership expert, he has spoken to over 500+ audiences during the last 10 years on the subject of creating a leadership culture.  His expertise is in leading people and organizations through change.  Clients and audience members consistently say that his presentations were not merely entertaining, but some of the most meaningful and practical sessions – because of his fun conversational style and ability to connect real issues to practical ideas. 

He is a Master Storyteller that inspires and involves the audience.  He is also an entertainer.  When it works out in his schedule – he occasionally sings the standards from the Sinatra era with a Big Band.

His clients and audiences have included leaders from: US Air Force, Notre Dame University, Google, Johns Hopkins University, US Office of the General Council, US Navy, Toshiba, Oklahoma Hospital Association, Capital One,  KPMG, Honeywell, GE, Jet Propulsion Labs, Missile Defense Agency, Dairy Farmers of America,  Social Security Administration, McDonalds, Goodyear, AAA and many more.

Steven is a professional member of the National Speakers Association and is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) – a designation that only 900 speakers worldwide have earned.  He was the Co-Host of the NSA “Voices of Experience” Audio & Video Magazine in 2015-16.  

Steven is the proud dad of three boys and now a grandpa to six adorable little girls and two grandsons! He and his wife live in the Kansas City area where they enjoy excellent Jazz music and the world’s best BBQ.