Vince Molinaro, PhD, is a strategic leadership advisor, speaker, and researcher on leadership accountability. As the founder and CEO of Leadership Contract Inc., Dr. Molinaro travels the world helping organizations build vibrant leadership cultures with truly accountable leaders.
Vince experienced a defining moment early in his career when he saw a respected colleague and mentor succumb to cancer that she believed was the by-product of a stressful, toxic work environment. As a result, he has made it his life’s work to boldly confront mediocre and unaccountable leadership.
Vince calls out the global leadership crisis today and thoughtfully lays out the strategy to address it head- on. His unique combination of provocative storytelling, evidence-based principles and grounded practicality has leaders at all levels stepping up to fulfill their obligations to drive the success of their organizations.
He is a New York Times best-selling author and has published several books including Accountable Leaders (Wiley, 2020), The Leadership Contract (3rd ed., Wiley, 2018) and The Leadership Contract Field Guide (Wiley, 2018). He has also co-authored two other books: Leadership Solutions (Jossey- Bass, 2007) and The Leadership Gap (Wiley, 2005). His ideas serve as the foundation of leadership development programs in leading companies around the world.
Vince lives leadership accountability every day as an entrepreneur and global executive. His research and writing on leadership accountability are featured in some of the world’s leading business publications. He also shares his insights in his Gut Check for Leaders blog and through the Accountable Leaders App available from the Apple and Google App Stores.
Vince and his family live near Toronto, Canada.