On-land Programs and COVID Safety Protocols. Learn More
MenuSearch

Marc Lesser

Marc Lesser, MBA, is a Zen teacher, speaker, facilitator, workshop leader, and executive coach. He is the author of 4 books, including Seven Practices of a Mindful Leader: Lessons from Google and a Zen Monastery Kitchen, and CEO of ZBA Associates, an executive development and leadership consulting company.

Marc helped develop the world-renowned Search Inside Yourself (SIY) program within Google – a mindfulness-based emotional intelligence training for leaders which teaches the art of integrating mindfulness, emotional intelligence, and business savvy for creating great corporate cultures and a better world. He founded and was CEO of 3 companies, and has an MBA degree from New York University. Marc was a resident of the San Francisco Zen Center for 10 years, and director of Tassajara, Zen Mountain Center, the first Zen monastery in the western world. He is a Zen priest in the lineage of Shunryu Suzuki.

He is the author of Seven Practices of a Mindful Leader: Lessons from Google and a Zen Monastery KitchenKnow Yourself, Forget Yourself and Less: Accomplishing More By Doing Less.

Useful Links

Email Sign-Up