Ken Banta is the Founder of the Vanguard Group for Leadership, advising companies and senior executives on leadership, organizational transformation, and positioning. Ken is also the Founder and Principal of the Vanguard Forum, the program dedicated to developing the next generation of top leaders, to with a faculty of current and former CEOs and Board members. Previously Ken was part of the senior teams that executed the turnarounds of Pharmacia, Schering-Plough, and Bausch + Lomb. Ken is on the Board of four not-for-profit organizations. He has a B.A. from Amherst College, and attended Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar. Ken is based in New York City.