Simon O. Sinek, an author, marketing consultant and Professor. He is the founder of Sine partners and known by his books like ‘Start with why’. He is also part of RAND corporation which is an American policy think tank.

Personal life

Sinek was born in England on 9th October 1973 and resided with his family in Hong Kong and Johannesburg before settling in the United States. His father name is Steve Sinek and Susan Sinek, who is an author as well as his mother.

He completed his graduation in 1995 with major in the cultural biography from Brandies University. He also studied law at London City University. After Graduating from Brandis University, he studied Social sciences for short period of time which helps him a lot in the later stage of his career. As far as his personal life is concerned, there isn’t much about it. So, is he single or in a relationship? We don’t know much about it as he never revealed anything because he believes on focusing on his work instead of talking about his personal life.


Simon started his professional career by joining global Advertising agencies like EURO RSCG and Ogilvy and Mather, both headquartered, in New York. He was planning on founding his own organization and these ad agencies helped him to polish his leadership skills. He has very different but innovative ideas regarding business and leadership. So, because of his ideas, he got the opportunity to meet with some of the great leaders of the world including Bill Gates and Members of United States Congress.

Simon developed a site ‘Start with why’ which is also the name of his famous book. Through this, he teaches people about how to inspire others through their work. His organization, Sinek Partners, is working on a concept that is: how to build a World in which a huge chunk of people feels satisfied while going home from the workplace and feel motivated while going to work. In short, he teaches people to love their work.

Simon’s TED presentation is considered one of the top three speeches in the history of TED talk. He gave inspirational and leadership talks in different famous organizations like Microsoft, GE Silicones. He is the author of four books. Sinek published his first book in 2009 under the title of ‘Start with why, How Great leaders inspire Everyone to Take actions’. The response was tremendous and ultimately this book became his trademark.

After the success of the first book, Sinek published his second book which was ‘Leaders Eat Last: why some teams pull together and others Don’t’. Sinek also gives lectures at different forums on leadership. Recently, he lectures worldwide. He also provides guidance on business issues and part of MSNBC’s your business. Simon Sinek is a social activist as well and working to provide clean water to 700 million people across the globe, who don’t yet have access to it. He is also on the Board of Governance in one of America’s fast-Growing Company.

Last Modified: 09 Mar, 2018

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