Steve Zaffron is CEO of Vanto Group, a consulting firm specialized in the design and implementation of large-scale initiatives to elevate organizational performance. He has worked with organizations in different industries worldwide including Walgreens, NASA, Reebok, BHP-Billiton, Dalmia Group (India) Petrobras (Brazil), and Polus Group (Japan).

As an internationally respected leadership authority, Steve Zaffron is noted for his provocative new perspectives on breakthrough performance, organizational change, transformational leadership and integrating competitive advantages. He has been a guest lecturer at universities in the US and Europe including Harvard Business School, Simon School of Business at the University of Rochester, Marshall School of Business at USC and Erasmus University (Holland).

In The Three Laws of Performance: Rewriting The Future Of Organizations And Your Life (coauthored with David Logan), Steve articulates a new theory about what underlies breakthrough performance while sharing over 20 years of direct experience supporting companies to generate unprecedented business results while empowering its employees and stakeholders through the emergence of leadership beyond title, authority or position. The book sets the foundation for a new type of organizations.

The approaches and methodologies he has developed for Vanto Group have resulted in a unique range of consulting services focusing on breakthrough performance through the creation of strategic partnerships that cross silos and even historical divides. Vanto Group's signature is the emergence of leadership that transcends position, title, or even authority.

Steve is also a board member of Landmark Education, Vanto Group's parent company, and during his tenure as head of the R&D team, he was accountable for the development of Landmark's programs and the training of Landmark's senior faculty.

Steve Zaffron holds a Master's degree from the University of Chicago and graduated magna cum laude from Cornell University.

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