Motivational speaker | Leading from Experience. In 1989, after having run his own financial services company, Farber devoted his professional life to the field of leadership development and has been at it ever since. He was Director of Service Programs at TMI, an international training consultancy, and then worked for 6 years as Vice President and Official mouthpiece of the Tom Peters Company where he met several of his mentors, including author/gurus Tom Peters, Jim Kouzes, and Terry Pearce. In 2000, Farber established his own company, Extreme Leadership, Inc., where he is president and CEO. He is a member of the Transformational Leadership Council, and has served as Vice Chairman on the Board of Directors of the world-renown, Up With People, a global leadership program for students from 18 to 29 years of age. Coaching and inspiring Extreme Leadership at all organizational levels is his passion, and he does so with a style that is part strategist, part social commentator, and all energy.