Shawn Murphy

Shawn Murphy has over 20-years experience as an organizational change and culture transformation expert, author, teacher, and speaker.

He’s been recognized by and The Huffington Post for his thought leadership on developing leaders. Shawn was hand picked to be part of IBM’s elite Futurist Group that advises and gives input on topics related to new ways to work.

Shawn is the CEO and Founder of Switch & Shift, an organization dedicated to developing and advancing human-centered, positive organizational business practices.

Shawn holds a MBA from Drexel University, LeBow College of Business, and a Bachelor’s in Organizational Behavior from University of San Francisco.

Shawn’s debut book, The Optimistic Workplace: Creating an Environment that Energizes Everyone, shares path-breaking beliefs and simple techniques to help leaders at all levels positively shift how people not only perform but how they feel while at work. Read Shawn’s weekly column, “Positive Business,” on


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