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Gregg Vanourek

Gregg Vanourek is a high-impact executive, leadership developer, and award-winning author training, teaching, and speaking internationally on leadership, entrepreneurship, and life design.

Gregg has been a senior executive in market-leading startups and is co-author of three influential books, including Triple Crown Leadership (a winner of the International Book Awards and called “the best book on leadership since Good to Great”) and LIFE Entrepreneurs (a clarion call for infusing our life and work with passion and purpose). His writing has appeared in or been reviewed by New York Times, Entrepreneur, Fast Company, BusinessWeek, Inc., Harvard Business blogs, and more.

Gregg runs Gregg Vanourek LLC (a training and development venture) and teaches executive leadership programs. Having worked in the U.S. and Sweden, he was Vice Director of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management Program at KTH-Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, and Vice Center Director for the award-winning Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship at KTH. He served as Chairman of the Board of SE Forum (a social entrepreneurship accelerator) in Stockholm.

Gregg was a tech startup executive at K12 Inc. (now a market leader with $1 billion in global sales) and co-founded New Mountain Ventures (developing entrepreneurial leaders). He taught more than 2,500 students over 9 years at KTH-Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship, and Stockholm Business School Executive MBA Program in executive and master’s courses. Gregg was a senior vice president at the Thomas B. Fordham Foundation, research fellow at the Hudson Institute (think tank), and board member of the Vail Leadership Institute. Gregg has given talks all over the world (including a TEDx talk).

Gregg graduated from the Yale School of Management (M.B.A.), London School of Economics and Political Science (M.Sc.), and Claremont McKenna College (B.A., magna cum laude), where he was an Academic All American soccer player. Web: www.greggvanourek.com Twitter: @gvanourek