Academic Advisory Board

Steve Zaffron, M.A.

Founder and Head of Research and Development at Vanto Group
Co-Author of the National Bestseller, “The Three Laws of Performance”

Steve Zaffron is the Founder of Vanto Group, a consulting firm specializing in the design and implementation of large-scale initiatives to elevate organizational performance. In its 28 year history, Vanto Group has consulted more than five hundred organizations in twenty countries, including Lockheed Martin, Apple, Met Life, Johnson & Johnson, Reebok, NASA, Northrop Grumman, BHP-Billiton, Telemar, Brazil, Polus Group, Japan, and the US Defense Department.  

Mr. Zaffron is recognized as an international leadership authority and has been a guest lecturer at universities throughout the US and Europe, including the Harvard Business School, University of Rochester, Ohio State, University of Southern California, and Erasmus Academy in the Netherlands.

He is the co-author of the best-selling book The Three Laws of Performance in which a new theory about creating breakthrough performance for organizations is developed.  

He is also a senior executive, Forum Leader, and board member with Landmark Worldwide, where he spearheaded the design of The Landmark Forum, a program which has been attended by more than a million people. 

Mr. Zaffron graduated magna cum laude in Philosophy from Cornell University and received a Master’s degree in Philosophy from the University of Chicago.