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What Makes CJ Different

Christopher “CJ” Gross is a dynamic and captivating voice in the world of Cultural Transformation. With over 20 years of experience as an organizational development keynote speaker, he expresses an infectious energy and has an uncanny ability to engage audiences. CJ’s presentations are known for being both thought-provoking and infused with stories of transformation.

As a keynote speaker, CJ has helped countless organizations navigate the complexities of cultural change and inclusion. CJ’s expertise lies in his understanding of the power of culture and its influence on driving innovation, increasing productivity, and cultivating organizational success.

What sets CJ apart is his natural talent for creating a safe and inclusive space where participants feel comfortable sharing their thoughts and experiences. With a wealth of knowledge and experience, CJ draws from a diverse range of disciplines including sales, engineering, and change management to deliver awe inspiring presentations. He seamlessly blends research-backed insights with real-world examples, leaving audiences with practical strategies and actionable takeaways.

Whether speaking to a small team or a large audience, CJ leaves a lasting impact on all those who have the privilege of hearing him.


  • Employee Engagement
  • Cultural Integration
  • Workplace Belonging
  • Inclusive Leadership
  • Class Bias at Work
  • Overcoming Imposter Syndrome
  • Dynamic Mentorships
  • Empathetic Leadership
  • The Business Case for Diversity

CJ's presentation was great! It was engaging, interesting, thought-provoking, and informative. Not one boring moment.

Project Management Institute

CJ was able to create buy-in and enthusiasm with all the teams. He presented the topics seamlessly, with language that was impactful for all. CJ really gets how to engage meaningfully.

St. Bonaventure University

CJ’s session mixed important fundamentals on diversity, equity, and inclusion and introduced new concepts to our team that helped us reflect on how to continue to improve our journey on understanding our workplace culture.

Paul W. AbramowitzCEO, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

Core Values

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When people feel connected they thrive.


We connect with everyone from leaders to individual contributors to ensure that they have the tools necessary to create change.


We leverage quantitative and qualitative data to systematically develop strategies that increase our client’s  return on investment (ROI).


We create custom solutions to meet our client’s unique diversity, equity, and inclusion needs.


Everyone should have the ability to show up uniquely.


We invest in fully understanding our clients and their individual journeys.

Our Impact


Individuals supported on their DEI Journey


Countries where we impacted leadership


Clients served since 2017

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