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. Lencionis 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 three million copies sold. After twelve years in print, his book The Five Dysfunctions of a Team remains a fixture on national best-seller lists. His most recent book, The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else in Business, became an immediate national best-seller. The wide-spread appeal of Lencionis 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.