About Zach


Zach Mercurio is widely recognized as one of the leading voices on the the role of purpose and meaningfulness in life, work, and organizations. 

Through consulting, speaking, teaching, and research he helps both organizations and individuals understand how purpose and meaningfulness unleash human potential to produce tangible results. His work has been applied to transform organizations including multi-national companies, non-profits, K-12 schools, and universities.

Zach is the bestselling author of "The Invisible Leader: Transform Your Life, Work, and Organization with the Power of Authentic Purpose" and is the founder of PurposeSpeaks.com, the popular blog on purposeful leadership. His work has been featured internationally with outlets such as ForbesBooks, The Huffington Post, Thrive Global, Acuity Magazine, and he is a regular guest on a wide range of leadership and organizational development podcasts.

As a researcher and Adjunct Faculty member at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado Zach teaches courses on organizational and leadership development while he completes his Ph.D in Organizational Learning, Performance, and Change. His research has been featured in the Human Resource Development Review and at the Academy of Human Resource Development International Research Conference.

Zach's expertise includes: 

- Purposeful organization design
- Diagnosing and changing organizational culture
- Employee engagement and motivation
- Workplace happiness and well-being
- Organizational behavior
- Storytelling

He lives in Fort Collins, CO with his wife, two sons, and two adopted dogs. 




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