Jake Breeden

Jake Breeden

Jake Breeden is co-founder of The Sapien Experience and a founding partner at Plot Leadership. An educator, writer, and keynote speaker, Jake Breeden authored Tipping Sacred Cows: Kick the Bad Work Habits That Masquerade As Virtues (Jossey-Bass, 2013). 

Jake's topics include:

  • What's Your Sacred Cow? Why Should You Tip It?
  • Leading Sustainable Change
  • Building Profitable Innovation Engines
  • Making Decisions of Consequence
  • Creating an Engaged & Motivated Culture

Jake's work has been featured in The Economist, Psychology Today, Harvard Business Review, Inc., Fortune, Forbes, and on CNBCHe is one of the most active members of the Global Faculty for Duke Corporate Education, the world's top ranked provider of custom corporate education. 

He has taught, coached, challenged, studied and learned from leaders at Google, IBM, Cisco, Microsoft, OppenheimerFunds, Starbucks, Sprint, Deloitte and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.  Over the past decade, he has worked with leaders in 50 countries. 

He has an MBA from Duke University, but he lives in Chapel Hill, NC, where his daughters keep him learning and laughing. Want to know more details about Jake's background? It's all online at LinkedIn.