Patrick Lencioni is founder and president of The Table Group, a firm dedicated to providing organizations with ideas, products and services that improve teamwork, clarity and employee engagement.
Lencioni’s passion for organizations and teams is reflected in his writing, speaking and executive consulting. Pat is the author of ten best-selling books with over four million copies sold. After twelve years in print, his book The Five Dysfunctions of a Team remains a weekly fixture on national best-seller lists. His most recent book, The Advantage, became an immediate national best-seller. Pat is currently working on his forthcoming book, a follow-up to his classic team book, due to be released later this year.
The wide-spread appeal of Lencioni’s leadership models have yielded a diverse base of speaking and consulting clients, including a mix of Fortune 500 companies, professional sports organizations, the military, non-profits, schools and churches.
Pat addresses thousands of leaders each year at world-class organizations and national conferences. Consistently the top rated keynote speaker at major events, Pat shares his insights and inspires his audiences through his accessibility, humor and story-telling.
Named in Fortune magazine as one of the ‘ten new gurus you should know,’ Pat and his work have been featured in USA TODAY, Bloomberg Businessweek, and Harvard Business Review, to name a few.
Prior to founding his firm, he worked as a corporate executive for Sybase, Oracle and Bain & Company. Pat lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife and four sons.
"Pat was a huge hit with our executives. He kept them completely engaged and involved for more than four hours. More importantly, he specifically addressed the issues that we were facing as an organization and made a meaningful contribution in moving us forward."
"Patrick's presentation really addressed the core issues of our high-level audience. As one member succinctly remarked: 'What a great speaker! Entertaining, insightful, fresh view on leadership.'"
"I can honestly say that Pat was one of the most enjoyable speakers we've had the privilege of hearing at Avnet. He entertained us, he inspired us, and he gave us invaluable insight into ourselves and the way we approach our business."
"Bringing any consultant in to work with an executive team of a public company is always a risk. With The Table Group, that risk was rewarded many times over. Their straight forward, substance-over-style approach has made a tremendous difference in our team's effectiveness. These guys are good."