Ken Jennings

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Ken Jennings, Ph.D., is a bestselling author, speaker, active consultant in leadership development and goal achievement, as well as the Founder of ThirdRiver Partners. With practical and proven approaches, Ken counsels senior leadership teams at many healthcare, technology, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology organizations. He advises healthcare and integrated delivery systems on mission-critical projects while helping them build leadership skills. Ken has most recently worked at The Cleveland Clinic, Johns Hopkins Health System, Accenture, Fresenius Medical Care, Texas Health Resources, Intermountain Healthcare, and other leading organizations.

The heart of his leadership philosophy is “putting servant leadership to work.” Today, he serves as the Chairman of Third River Partners and continues to play a key role in conducting industry research and developing new strategies and programs to unite and empower organizations.

Ken’s works include the bestselling book, The Serving Leader, coauthored with John Stahl-Wert; The Greater Goal: Connecting Purpose and Performance, coauthored with Heather Hyde; Changing Health Care; and Ten Thousand Horses: How Leaders Harness Raw Potential for Extraordinary Results, coauthored with John Stahl-Wert. He holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from Purdue University, an M.S. in Management from the Air Force Institute of Technology, and a B.S. from the United States Air Force Academy. Ken lives in Pittsburgh and New York.

“The Serving Leader challenges us to examine our purpose and principles—and bravely lead from our hearts.”

~ Cheryl Bachelder, Former CEO, Popeyes

About Ken Jennings

About Ken Jennings
Ken’s best-selling book The Serving Leader, co-authored with Dr. John Stahl-Wert and published in the Ken Blanchard Leadership Series, centers on leading with character, integrity, and courage. His book The Greater Goal, coauthored with Heather Hyde, gives practical advice on achieving strategic breakthroughs through focusing on Great Purpose and Shared Goal Achievement for teams and individuals.
About Ken Jennings