Steve GarguiloInstigator. Creator. Adventurer. Coach.

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

He led the revolution to transform the culture of the 5th largest company in the world by instigating and shaping a grassroots movement at Johnson & Johnson that has engaged 12,000 employees and led to countless stories of product development and people development. Steve’s groundbreaking programs are known for being incredibly engaging and highly immersive and interactive. NPS for his programming ranges from +86 to +100.

In 2015, he co-created an experience called Action Camp helping changemakers from around the world to take their ideas into action.

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.

Garguilo has also worked on social ventures in Kenya and India, leading teams that developed WishVast and Mashavu, as well as an innovative partnership throughout sub-Saharan Africa that expanded access to consumer healthcare products on the continent.

He has visited each of the 48 contiguous United States and is on the cusp of joining the “century club” having visited over 90 countries:

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He recently completed The Mongol Rally, a 10,000-mile adventure from London to Ulan Bator, Mongolia, fundraising for the African Prisons Project. A proud Penn State alum, Steve established TEDxPSU and remains actively involved in the university through an endowment he established in 2014. He is also a board member of The Nittany Valley Society, a cultural conservancy focused on amplifying great stories from the Nittany Valley, a small region in Central Pennsylvania.

Steve was also recently featured in the book Solving Problems That Matterand has been featured in many media outlets worldwide.

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