Jillian B. Murphy

Jillian B. Murphy

Director of Client Services at The Syncretics Group

  • Timeless Leadership Lessons from Shackleton’s Epic Antarctic Expedition
  • Critical Teamwork Lessons from the World’s Toughest Ocean Race

Jillian Murphy is a dynamic keynote speaker who has been featured at numerous conferences and client events. She has worked with senior executives in a broad range of organizations, including Walmart, AIG, The Gowrie Group, and HT Media.

Jillian is co-author of the books Leading at The Edge: Leadership Lessons from the Extraordinary Saga of Shackleton’s Antarctic Expedition, and Into the Storm: Lessons in Teamwork from the Treacherous Sydney to Hobart Ocean Race. She is also co-author of the article Using the Power of Resonant Metaphor to Increase Leadership Effectiveness.

Jillian’s focus is on helping leaders and teams achieve their greatest potential. She has experience coaching leaders to help them achieve the highest level of performance. She has also done extensive work with teams, facilitating a development process designed to help them realize their full potential.

Jillian graduated magna cum laude from the University of Connecticut and received her MA in Industrial/Organizational Psychology at the University of New Haven. She has studied, worked, and volunteered extensively in Cape Town, South Africa. She also has significant research experience and has worked with the Networking HIV/AIDS Community of South Africa, the African National Congress Women’s League, and the Department of Epidemiology and Health at Yale University.

In her free time, Jillian enjoys running and ran in the Philadelphia and NYC marathons. She has also run in several half marathons, and the Cape Cod Ragnar Race – an overnight, 176 mile relay race, that she ran with a team.

To book Jillian, please contact Denver Speakers Bureau at

(303) 478-6652  or  karen@old.denverspeakersbureau.com

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