Marc Lesser

Marc Lesser is the CEO, co-founder, and board member of the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute (SIYLI). Search Inside Yourself is a leadership program, developed within Google, utilizing the tools of mindfulness, emotional intelligence, and science. In addition to his role as CEO, Lesser is a Master Teacher, and leads trainings for executives through the U.S. and internationally. He was a resident of the San Francisco Zen Center for 10 years and is the author of several books, including Z.B.A.: Zen of Business Administration. Lesser was also CEO of ZBA Associates, an executive coaching and leadership company whose clients include Google, Genentech, Twitter, and Facebook. He received his M.B.A. from New York University and his undergraduate degree in psychology from Rutgers University.