LeeAnn Renninger

About LeeAnn

LeeAnn Renninger
Co-Founder

LeeAnn is interested in all kinds of things, from noticing patterns in the way people part their hair to the way car headlights look like facial expressions.

LeeAnn has a PhD in cognitive psychology with a specialization in idea transfer, rapid skill acquisition, and leadership development. She is a co-founder of LifeLabs, a researcher, curriculum design specialist, and co-author of the books The Leader Lab: How to Become a Great Manager Faster and Surprise: Embrace the Unpredictable & Engineer the Unexpected 

LeeAnn has lectured at Columbia Business School, Princeton, MIT, the University College London, and the United Nations.

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The LifeLabs Learning value that most resonates with me and why: Our value of Find a Way to Play is a RASCAL. I love it. Why not live a life of mischief, joy, and rowdiness while getting important stuff done in the world.

Pronunciation guide: Renninger (RENN-in-GER, with a hard g)

Pronouns: she/her

Languages spoken: English and German (fluent)

Fun fact: I like to make miniature bouquets, using mini mini vases. The world of the tiny invites wild wonder.

Nicknames at LifeLabs: Lenny