Dr. Kene D. Ewulu

Influential CEO, Author, & Speaker with expertise in executive coaching, optimized project management, and team dynamics


Dr. Kene Ewulu is a solutions-focused Senior Executive with more than 30 years of success across the architectural, project management, organizational leadership, and education industries. Leveraging extensive experience as an executive coach and public speaker, he is a valuable advisor for any organization seeking guidance on effective management and productivity practices, team dynamics, and optimized project management. His broad areas of expertise include turnarounds, global strategy, business process improvement, organizational leadership, startups, and corporate social responsibility.

Throughout his executive career across Europe, Africa, and North America, Kene has held leadership positions with KDE Leadership, Inc., Southern Wesleyan University, Strayer University, LRC Architecture and Planning LLC, Omniplan INC, and Paschal-David & Co Ltd.

He holds degrees and professional certifications in Organizational Leadership (EdD), Management (MBA), Architecture (MS, BS), Project Management (PMP), Sustainable Design (LEED-AP), as well as memberships with The Project Management Institute (PMI), The US Green Building Council (USGBC), and The Nigerian Institute of Architects (MNIA).

2015 - Present

Chief Executive Officer/Lead Coach - KDE Leadership, Inc.

KDE Leadership, Inc.

  • Assisting various clients with established businesses as well as startups
  • Facilitating courses based on topics such as business turnarounds, executive coaching, and change management
  • Successfully streamlining organizational processes

2014 - Present

Adjunct Professor of Leadership & Business - Southern Wesleyan University

Southern Wesleyan University

  • Taught online courses with Colorado Christian University and Strayer University

2007 - 2009

Principal Partner - LRC Architecture and Planning LLC

LRC Architecture and Planning LLC

  • Managed client relations and office facilitations
  • Successfully completed the $500K South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation Project in Aiken, South Carolina from project initiation to design development, construction documents, and project management

2006 - 2007

Project Manager - Omniplan


  • Provided project oversight of the 13-­story Tollway Towers in Dallas, Texas
  • Coordinated and oversaw the complex relationships, schedules, and remunerations of the architect, graphic designer, and mechanical/electrical consultants during the project planning and execution phases
  • Managed the food court project construction of North Park Mall in Dallas, Texas

I’m Available To Advise On The Following Subjects


Turn Around Management

Business Process Improvement

Organizational Leadership

Company or executive-specific business strategy

Ability to review or help create presentations, documents or other materials

Serve as a sounding board and second opinion on a key decision

Change Management, Budgeting Amidst Scarcity, Projectizing Organizations, & Executive Coaching