rick keating is chief executive officer at keating and originator of the firm’s “think. say. hear.” philosophy. described by clients as a master message maker and storyteller, rick’s skills are unique, and he is currently writing a book on the role of empathy in strategic counseling.
rick has been counseling individuals, companies and organizations with transformational ideas in the areas of sustainability, new economy, social justice, economic/financial reform, lifestyle and business for nearly 30 years, serving the saudi royal family, paul tudor jones, george soros, the institute for new economic thinking, bill porter, bob stiller, the getty family, the coors family, zoe cruz, bertelsmann, vivendi, new york board of trade, clearing corporation, international securities exchange, france, israel, australia, the conference board, the county of santa clara, vanke, the sandoz foundation, nikon, cylance, emirates, alain ducasse, and many others.
rick graduated from villanova university, with dual degrees in english and communications, and completed the mit-harvard public disputes and mediation program.