Carol and Ken Adelman founded Movers & Shakespeares in 1997 to teach executive leadership and critical business skills through Shakespeare’s greatest works. To date, they have delivered more than 300 practical, interactive and fun training sessions to a diverse client base including corporations, universities, government agencies and non-profits.
Ken Adelman, Vice President of Movers & Shakespeares, began teaching Shakespeare in 1977 at Georgetown University, and subsequently taught both Shakespeare and national security studies at Johns Hopkins, Georgetown, and George Washington Universities. He is co-author of Shakespeare in Charge: The Bard’s Guide to Leading and Succeeding on the Business Stage. During the Reagan Administration, Ken was a U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, and Arms Control Director, accompanying President Ronald Reagan on his superpower summits with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev. He received a Master’s and a Doctorate from Georgetown University and is author or co-author of six books, including the acclaimed Reagan at Reykjavik about the 1986 summit, which is now being turned into a feature film. While living in Africa from 1972 to 1975, he was translator for Muhammad Ali during “The Rumble in the Jungle” in Zaire.