Phil Lenir

(Leadership, Coaching and Mentoring)

Phil LeNir is co-founder and managing partner of CoachingOurselves, a peer-group coaching approach he developed with world renowned professor Henry Mintzberg. Over 20,000 managers around the world now use a CoachingOurselves based program to develop leadership capacity and improve their practice of management. He has worked with hundreds of organizations around the world designing and delivering leadership development programs. He is an accomplished presenter and delivers public workshops and presentations at conferences around globe. Phil has also authored numerous articles on leadership development and wrote a book on social and informal learning for management development which has become popular in Japan. Prior to CoachingOurselves, Phil held senior leadership positions in software firms specializing in speech recognition systems. Phil holds a patent on Speech Recognition and Speaker Verification using distributed speech processing and was responsible for developing speech recognition systems used by millions of people each year. Phil has a Masters in International Management and Bachelors in Electrical Engineering from McGill University in Montreal, Canada.