Danessa Knaupp Explains How to “Get Naked at Work”

Danessa Knaupp is an executive coach, CEO, and keynote speaker shifting the global conversation on leadership.

She has coached hundreds of executives across every major industry and has developed a reputation as a candid, compassionate, and courageous leadership partner.

She is the author of the leadership manual, Naked at Work: A Leader’s Guide to Fearless Authenticity , and regularly addresses C-suite audiences on how to harness the power of real authenticity (not #authenticity) to drive measurable business results. 

Known for her unique ability to drive new levels of engagement and performance with key leaders, Danessa is a fresh, positive voice on leadership, authenticity, and executive team effectiveness.

She has coached CEOs, senior leaders, boards, and C-suite teams on issues related to leadership effectiveness, succession planning, M&A integration, and conflict intervention.

Her clients have included Anthem, Amerisource Bergen, BMW, Capital One, Comcast, Genworth, Hilton, KPMG, Mastercard and more. Danessa earned her executive coaching credentials from Georgetown University, and a BA in Psychology and Sociology from the College of William and Mary.

She spent more than 20 years as an entrepreneur and a senior executive and ultimately, CEO. She lives with her husband and children in Virginia.

More about Naked at Work: A Leader’s Guide to Fearless Authenticity
Naked at Work: A Leader’s Guide to Fearless Authenticity is a practical, proven approach to building a confident, grounded leadership presence at work. Authentic leadership builds high-performance teams and powers performance, and this book is a step-by-step guide to that transformation. Using real examples from top executives in large companies, the latest leadership theory and data, and her own track record of spectacular failures, Danessa Knaupp shows leaders how to be their authentic best.

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