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Jeremy Blain is an award-winning CEO, business transformation expert, speaker and international #1 best-selling author.

Jeremy Blain

Founder and CEO,
Performance Works International (PWI)

Jeremy is the Chief Executive of PerformanceWorks International (PWI), a company that helps organisations, executive boards, leaders and teams succeed in the digital climate amidst disruption, opportunity and uncertainty.

Jeremy combines business transformation expertise, leadership know-how and commercial success as an international CEO and executive board officer in the UK and Asia, with his experience as a corporate and human capital professional of over 30 years. He has operated on an international basis to launch successful businesses and to turn underperformance into excellence. This has included a 7-year period as CEO for an international consultancy company based in Singapore, operating from India to the Pacific.


Jeremy is an expert in helping leaders and managers implement digital and human transformations for the modern workplace. His expertise includes:

  • Leading in the digital era, which helps shift leaders from focusing on the "what" to the "how" of adopting digitalisation, using an implementation-focused approach called the Ticking Clock© model.

  • The Enlightened Leader©, which enhances digital leadership with human-centred, community-focused and purpose-driven traits that are equitable, inclusive and embrace the diversity of the modern workplace.

  • Workforce 4.0, which introduces a new global standard for distributed human capital leadership through the unique GigHR© framework, due to the rise of blended workforce, hybrid working and remote practices.

  • Empowered working, where Jeremy is a global authority and author of the critically acclaimed international best-selling book, "The Inner CEO - Unleashing leaders at all levels". This book provides a blueprint to make leading at all levels a reality, ushering a bold new age of distributed leadership to support business health, speed and growth.


Jeremy has been recognised for the third consecutive year by his industry peers and customers, being named International GameChanger© of the year for 2019, 2020 and 2021 in the ACQ5 Global Awards for his work on #digitaltransformation #leadershiptransformation, #HR4.0 and #workforcetransformation.

Media Presence

Jeremy is a regular keynote speaker, researcher and author of over 30 industry white papers. He is also a regular media commentator and has received coverage in numerous high profile publications including Forbes, CEO Today, Medium, The Times of London, Dialogue by DUKE CE, BusinessMatters, HRM, HR Online, and more.

Jeremy’s award-winning book

‘The Inner CEO – Unleashing leaders at all levels’ is the only how-to manual to help organisations and individuals make a new age of empowerment a reality. In his keynote, Jeremy speaks about how to create the conditions at organisational level which will enable leading at all levels to flourish; and the journey individuals will embark on as they unleash their inner CEO.

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