About JK

Jeffrey Krames – “The Dean of Leadership”

As former Vice President and Publisher of McGraw-Hill’s trade business books division, Jeffrey Krames has personally edited and published more than 300 business books, including many award-winning, best-selling titles on business luminaries that include Jack Welch, Michael Ovitz, Ross Perot, William Paley, Michael Dell, Bill Gates, Herb Kelleher and Lou Gerstner among others. Recently, Mr. Krames published seven of the top 35 best business books of the year as determined by Library Journal. In 2006, Mr. Krames become the Editorial Director of Portfolio/Penguin.

Mr. Krames has had his work published in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Financial Times, Chicago Tribune and the Los Angeles Times. Jeffrey Krames has been interviewed by national and international media such as the Fox News Channel, CNBC, MSNBC, CNN, A&E’s Biography, CSPAN, CNN Europe, CNBC Europe, the BBC, The New York Times, Newsweek, Time, Business Week, the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and Publishers Weekly.

Jeffrey Krames is also a best-selling author and his last book was Jack Welch and the 4E’s of Leadership which was published in December 2004. His other titles include What The Best CEO’s Know, The Jack Welch Lexicon of Leadership and The Rumsfeld Way: The Leadership Wisdom of a Battle-Hardened Maverick. Inside Drucker’s Brain will be Jeffrey’s first book in four years.