Dr. Lance Secretan has a dream—"To change the world by creating inspiring organizations". He has dedicated his life to transforming companies, changing the lives of the people who work in them, and revolutionizing the way leaders lead.
As an advisor to leaders, a speaker, retreat leader, teacher and coach, Lance inspires executive teams with new ways of thinking, which one Fortune 100 leader described as, "enabling us to move from the profane to the sacred". He is pioneering the integration of corporate life and spiritual integrity.
He is the author of 15 books on leadership, the latest of which is The Spark, the Flame, and the Torch.
Lance is widely acknowledged as one of the most insightful and provocative leadership teachers of our time. He is the former CEO of a Fortune 100 company, university professor, award-winning columnist and author of 15 books about leadership emphasising the connection between high performance and the heart, the mind and the soul and inspiration and leadership. His teachings and writings on conscious leadership, are courageous, radical and ingenious and have been hailed as being among the most original, authentic and effective contributions to leadership thinking currently available. Individuals, entire organizations, cities and states have experienced remarkable transformations through his unique mentoring, wisdom and approach. Thirty of Fortune's Most Admired Companies, and 15 of Fortune's Best Companies to Work for in America, are his clients. Leadership Excellence ranked him among the top 100 Most Influential Thinkers on Leadership in the World and Speakers in America ranks him among the Top Five Leadership speakers.
He earned a Master’s Degree in International Relations from the University of Southern California (magna cum laude), and a Ph. D. from the London School of Economics. He has taught strategy, entrepreneurship and leadership at two leading universities.
Lance is a dynamic, thought-provoking and much sought-after keynote speaker, using technology with enormous flair and igniting audiences with his passion. His work results in reinvigorated work environments all over the world and his presentations result in standing ovations.
An expert skier, mountain-biker and kayaker, Lance, and his wife Tricia, divide their time between their homes in Ontario, Canada and Colorado, USA.