Jocko Willink Keynote Speaker

  • Highly decorated retired Navy SEAL officer
  • Author of the book, "Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win"
  • Co-founder of Echelon Front

Jocko Willink's Biography

Jocko Willink is a decorated retired Navy SEAL officer, author of the book Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win, and co-founder of Echelon Front, where he is a leadership instructor, speaker, and executive coach. Jocko spent 20 years in the U.S. Navy SEAL Teams, starting as an enlisted SEAL and rising through the ranks to become a SEAL officer. As commander of SEAL Team Three’s Task Unit Bruiser during the battle of Ramadi, he orchestrated SEAL operations that helped the “Ready First” Brigade of the US Army’s First Armored Division bring stability to the violent, war-torn city.Task Unit Bruiser became the most highly decorated Special Operations Unit of the Iraq War. Jocko returned from Iraq to serve as Officer-in-Charge of training for all West Coast SEAL Teams. There, he spearheaded the development of leadership training and personally instructed and mentored the next generation of SEAL leaders who have continued to perform with great success on the battlefield.

During his career, Jocko Willink was awarded the Silver Star, the Bronze Star, and numerous other personal and unit awards. In 2010, Jocko retired from the Navy and launched Echelon Front with Leif Babin where he teaches the leadership principles he learned on the battlefield to help others lead and win. Clients include individuals, teams, companies, and organizations across a wide-range of industries and fields.

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Jocko Willink's Speaking Topics

  • Extreme Ownership

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Videos of Jocko Willink

TEDx | Extreme Ownership
TEDx | Extreme Ownership
Podcast
Podcast

Books by Jocko Willink

"Leadership Strategy and Tactics: Field Manual"
"Leadership Strategy and Tactics: Field Manual"
"Way of the Warrior Kid: From Wimpy to Warrior the Navy SEAL Way: A Novel (Way of the Warrior Kid, 1)"
"The Dichotomy of Leadership: Balancing the Challenges of Extreme Ownership to Lead and Win"

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"You, Jocko, and your team were all so easy to work with and so kind. Jocko was also great on stage and has received amazing reviews from our CCM employees. We’re so glad the soundbites worked out and can also be repurposed. Win! Thanks again for everything. We appreciate your help!"
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