Larry Senn

Chairman - Senn Delaney

Office Location: Costa Mesa

Phone: +1 562 4265400

Larry Senn is a pioneer in the field of corporate culture. He is chairman and founder of international culture-shaping firm Senn Delaney, a Heidrick & Struggles company. Larry's vision and leadership for more than 40 years has helped Senn Delaney become widely recognized as the leading authority and practitioner in the field of culture shaping.

Larry has led culture-shaping engagements for the CEOs and leaders of numerous organizations, including dozens of CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, state governors, members of two U.S. president's cabinets, deans of business schools and the presidents of major universities. He is an accomplished consultant, business advisor, group facilitator, author, CEO coach, and public speaker.

Larry has authored and co-authored several books, including Winning Teams, Winning Cultures, Up the Mood Elevator: Living Life at Your Best, The Human Operating System, and 21st Century Leadership.  He has written many articles and thought papers on organizational culture, and is a member of the faculty of culture experts for the educational Web site He is often a keynote speaker and presenter on culture to C-level and CEO conferences, roundtables, and events.

Prior to founding Senn Delaney, Larry ran his own retail business in college, was a senior engineer in the aerospace industry and a faculty member at University of Southern California and University of California Los Angeles where he taught leadership.


Larry earned a Ph.D. in management and organizational behavior, a master of business administration in management, and a bachelor of science in engineering from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

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