Keynote Introduction

Notes About Introducing Dr. Lance Secretan

(Please choose the talking points that best fit your event)

It is my pleasure to introduce Dr. Lance Secretan:

He is one of the world’s foremost thinkers about leadership and a renowned pioneer in innovative methods of inspiring people and organizations.

He has several degrees including a Masters in International Relations from the University of Southern California (magna cum laude) and a Ph. D. from the London School of Economics (He interviewed the top leaders and politicians of Egypt and Israel while researching conflict in the Middle East).

He was CEO of Manpower Limited, and over 14 years, built it from scratch to an organization employing 72,000 people.

He has been an award-winning professor at two universities.

He consults and mentors with leaders – 30 of Fortune’s Most Admired Companies, and 12 of Fortune’s Best Companies to Work for in America, are his clients.

He is the international best-selling author of 21 books on leadership, as well as a personal memoir (A Love Story), is working on his 23rd book, and has been an award-winning columnist for several publications.

He has been voted among the top 30 Corporate Coaches and also Leadership Experts for ten years in a row by Global Gurus, and Speakers in America ranks him among the Top Five Leadership speakers. His firm, The Secretan Center, Inc., is ranked #1 in the world as an international Leadership Consulting firm by Leadership Excellence.

He was the Chairman of the Advisory Board of the 1997 Special Olympics World Winter Games, former Ambassador to the United Nations Environment Program, and former Chair of the Pay it Forward Foundation.

His work has been recognized by many institutions, including the prestigious International Caring Award (often referred to as the US equivalent of the Nobel Prize), whose other recipients include Mother Teresa, Pope Francis, Bishop Desmond Tutu, President Jimmy Carter, and Jane Goodall.

He is an expert skier, and divides his time between homes in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, and Ontario, Canada.

Please join me in giving a warm welcome to Dr. Lance Secretan.