Keith Kefgen is CEO and managing director of AETHOS Consulting Group. With over 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Kefgen is a career hospitality executive. Having graduated from the Cornell University Hotel School, he went on to work at Waldorf-Astoria Hotel before embarking upon a career in hospitality executive search. He was the CEO & founder of HVS Executive Search before joining AETHOS Consulting Group. A frequent lecturer on industry related issues, Kefgen has written more than 100 articles on the topics of executive selection, pay-for-performance, corporate governance and executive leadership. Most recently, he published his first book, The Loneliness of Leadership. He can be reached at www.aethoscg.com.