Steve Garguilo

Steve Garguilo

5 Proven Ways to Energize Event Participants

Collaboration Studio, Wednesday, 9:00am – 10:00am

Steve Garguilo studies the science of taking action and works with people from all walks of life from all over the world to help them make their ideas happen.

His book Surge: Your Guide to Put Any Idea into Action is an Amazon Bestseller. He is Co-Founder of Action Surge (, and Partner at Cultivate ( He also has multiple online courses, instructing over 11,000 students around the world.

Steve led the revolution to transform the culture of the 5th largest company in the world by instigating and shaping a global, grassroots movement at Johnson & Johnson that engaged 23,000 employees and led to countless stories of product and people development. For this work, he won Chief Learning Officer Magazine’s highest award for Innovation in 2016.

He has lived all over the world and has spoken at TED and TEDx events across the globe in the United States, Switzerland, Brazil, Scotland, Tunisia, and Lithuania. A global citizen, he has visited each of the 48 contiguous United States and is a member of the “century club” having visited over 100 countries.