Patrick Lencioni (San Francisco, CA) is founder and president of The Table Group, a consulting firm dedicated to building healthy organizations. He is author of many bestselling books including The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, a fixture on national bestseller lists. His clients include General Mills, Microsoft and Southwest Airlines, plus sports, military and non-profit organizations, universities, and churches. The Wall Street Journal called him one of the most sought-after business speakers in the U.S. Previously he was an executive for Sybase and Oracle and a consultant at Bain & Co.