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Jack Zenger

Co-Founder and CEO of Zenger Folkman; Expert on Leadership, Teamwork and Change

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 Jack Zenger Biography

John H. Jack Zenger is the co-founder and CEO of Zenger Folkman, a professional services firm providing consulting, leadership development programs and implementation software for organizational effectiveness initiatives. He is considered a world expert in the field of leadership development, and is a highly respected and sought after speaker, consultant and executive coach. Dr. Zenger speaks on a variety of topics, including Leadership Development, Motivation, Employee Engagement, Teamwork & Collaboration, and Change Management.

Jack's career has combined entrepreneurial, corporate and academic activities. In 1977 he co-founded Zenger-Miller and served as its President and CEO until 1991. The Wall St. Journal named it one of the 10 best suppliers of executive development. He later became the President of Provant, a publicly traded combination of 21 companies in the training industry. From 1966 to 1977 he was Vice President of Human Resources for Syntex Corporation, and from 1992 to 1996 was a Group Vice President of the Times Mirror Corporation.

His academic experience includes serving on the faculty at USC and later teaching at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

In 2011, he was honored with the American Society of Training and Development's Lifetime Achievement in Workplace Learning and Performance Award, given to a sole recipient per year. Because of his contributions to the field of leadership development and training, Jack was inducted into the Human Resources Development Hall of Fame. His colleagues in the training industry awarded him the Thought Leadership Award in 2007. He and his wife Holly both received honorary doctoral degrees from Utah Valley University.

He received a doctorate in Business Administration from the University of Southern California, an MBA degree from UCLA and a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Brigham Young University. Jack served as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Utah Valley University and currently is a Regent for the higher education system in the State of Utah.

Jack has authored or co-authored 50 articles on leadership, productivity, e-learning, training and measurement. He is the co-author of several books on leadership, Results-Based Leadership, voted by SHRM as the Best Business Book in the year 2000, and the best selling The Extraordinary Leader: Turning Good Managers into Great Leaders, as well as Handbook for Leaders, The Inspiring Leader: Unlocking the Secrets of How Extraordinary Leaders Motivate and The Extraordinary Coach: How the Best Leaders Help Others Grow. He is the author of two books on productivity improvement: Not just for CEO's – Sure-Fire Success Secrets for the Leader in Each of Us and Making 2 + 2 = 5: 22 Action Steps to Boost Productivity. He is a co-author of three books on teams, including the best selling, Self-Directed Work Teams: The New American Challenge, Leading Teams and Keeping Teams on Track.

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Speed: How Leaders Accelerate Successful Execution

Speed: How Leaders Accelerate Successful Execution

The Extraordinary Leader:  Turning Good Managers into Great Leaders

The Extraordinary Leader: Turning Good Managers into Great Leaders

The Inspiring Leader: Unlocking the Secrets of How Extraordinary Leaders Motivate

The Inspiring Leader: Unlocking the Secrets of How Extraordinary Leaders Motivate

The Handbook for Leaders: 24 Lessons for Extraordinary Leadership (Mighty Managers Series)

The Handbook for Leaders: 24 Lessons for Extraordinary Leadership (Mighty Managers Series)

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Jack Zenger

Co-Founder and CEO of Zenger Folkman; Expert on Leadership, Teamwork and Change

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Jack Zenger Biography

John H. Jack Zenger is the co-founder and CEO of Zenger Folkman, a professional services firm providing consulting, leadership development programs and implementation software for organizational effectiveness initiatives. He is considered a world expert in the field of leadership development, and is a highly respected and sought after speaker, consultant and executive coach. Dr. Zenger speaks on a variety of topics, including Leadership Development, Motivation, Employee Engagement, Teamwork & Collaboration, and Change Management.

Jack's career has combined entrepreneurial, corporate and academic activities. In 1977 he co-founded Zenger-Miller and served as its President and CEO until 1991. The Wall St. Journal named it one of the 10 best suppliers of executive development. He later became the President of Provant, a publicly traded combination of 21 companies in the training industry. From 1966 to 1977 he was Vice President of Human Resources for Syntex Corporation, and from 1992 to 1996 was a Group Vice President of the Times Mirror Corporation.

His academic experience includes serving on the faculty at USC and later teaching at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

In 2011, he was honored with the American Society of Training and Development's Lifetime Achievement in Workplace Learning and Performance Award, given to a sole recipient per year. Because of his contributions to the field of leadership development and training, Jack was inducted into the Human Resources Development Hall of Fame. His colleagues in the training industry awarded him the Thought Leadership Award in 2007. He and his wife Holly both received honorary doctoral degrees from Utah Valley University.

He received a doctorate in Business Administration from the University of Southern California, an MBA degree from UCLA and a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Brigham Young University. Jack served as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Utah Valley University and currently is a Regent for the higher education system in the State of Utah.

Jack has authored or co-authored 50 articles on leadership, productivity, e-learning, training and measurement. He is the co-author of several books on leadership, Results-Based Leadership, voted by SHRM as the Best Business Book in the year 2000, and the best selling The Extraordinary Leader: Turning Good Managers into Great Leaders, as well as Handbook for Leaders, The Inspiring Leader: Unlocking the Secrets of How Extraordinary Leaders Motivate and The Extraordinary Coach: How the Best Leaders Help Others Grow. He is the author of two books on productivity improvement: Not just for CEO's – Sure-Fire Success Secrets for the Leader in Each of Us and Making 2 + 2 = 5: 22 Action Steps to Boost Productivity. He is a co-author of three books on teams, including the best selling, Self-Directed Work Teams: The New American Challenge, Leading Teams and Keeping Teams on Track.

Jack Zenger Videos

  • Why Leadership Development Matters - YouTube
  • Joe Folkman-The Extraordinary Leader - YouTube
  • The Exceptional Leader, featuring Jack Zenger - YouTube

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  • How to book Jack Zenger?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Jack Zenger for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Jack Zenger, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Jack Zenger or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Jack Zenger?

    Booking fees for Jack Zenger, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Jack Zenger, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Jack Zenger?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Jack Zenger for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Jack Zenger for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Jack Zenger or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Jack Zenger or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Jack Zenger is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Jack Zenger for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Jack Zenger generally travels from Salt Lake City, UT, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Mark DeVolder, Libby Gill, Haydn Shaw, Doug Lipp and Adrian Gostick. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Jack Zenger for an upcoming event.

Jack Zenger Speaker Videos

  • Why Leadership Development Matters - YouTube
    Joe Folkman-The Extraordinary Leader - YouTube
  • The Exceptional Leader, featuring Jack Zenger - YouTube
    Dean's Convocation: John H. (Jack) Zenger - YouTube
  • Growth Comes From Moments of Being Uncomfortable - Jack ...
    2017 Leadership Summit: Change Organization Culture (Jack Zenger)

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