Tom Krieglstein


After starting his first business in college that grew to $1.5 million in annual sales, Tom went on to be the Founder and Lead Facilitator of Swift Kick. Since 2004, Tom has trained over half a million leaders around the US and the world including England, South Korea, Indonesia, and Bermuda on how to build a Culture of Connection within their organization.

Tom has spoken to leaders at some of the largest companies in the world such as Coca Cola, Pfizer, Disney, US Navy, and UCLA. Through his speaking, he holds an unprecedented 6 National Speaking Titles from APCA. He is a TEDx speaker, held a Guinness World Record, and sat on the board of the NYC Entrepreneurs’ Organization for five years.

In his "free time" Tom leads Forums for the Entrepreneurs' Organization, is an Executive Accountability Coach for business owners, and he co-authored the bestselling book, "First Year Student To First Year Success." Tom is currently working on his highly anticipated second book that digs deeper into his award-winning training, Dance Floor Theory, on how to build a Culture of Connection to increase employee engagement.

On a personal note, Tom has been featured in almost every major publication from USA Today, Fast Company, NY Times, MTV, and the Chicago Tribune. He lives in New York City, is an avid runner, was named after a cat, and loves peanut butter.