Lauryn Franzoni


Lauryn Franzoni

Leadership IQ


With more than 20 years corporate and nonprofit executive experience, Lauryn has provided research, insight, information products and events that inspire dynamic growth, by aligning people, plans and practices around a shared purpose, to companies across the Global 1000.

As Leadership IQ’s president, Lauryn leads strategy development, execution and leadership communications initiatives.  She also heads our executive coaching practice. A creative strategist and inspirational leader, Lauryn has recruited, trained and led high-performing creative and business teams for international research, media, and training companies in the U.S., U.K. and Europe in telecommunications, financial services, banking, energy, health and wellness, social media, education and the performing arts.

An engaging speaker, Lauryn is a frequent contributor at corporate and industry events where she shares her vision for creating sustainable organizations through engagement of key constituents. As Executive Director for ExecuNet, the leading professional development membership network for top executives, Lauryn addressed senior-level audiences hosted by ExecuNet, the Human Capital Institute, Kennedy Information, OnRec Recruitment, and major market chapter events sponsored by SHRM (Society for Human Resources Management) and IACPR (International Association of Corporate and Professional Recruitment).

Prior to affiliating with Leadership IQ, Lauryn consistently drove new revenue growth and market share by innovating targeted industry thought leadership research, publications and events in the US (Washington D.C., Houston and Denver), UK (London), Scandinavia (Stavanger Norway) and across Europe for Phillips Publishing and Hart Energy International including the highly prestigious World Fuels Conference in Brussels.  In addition to post-graduate finance and language studies, Lauryn holds an MA from The American University in Washington DC and a BA from Dickinson College.

Interactive “Brown Shorts” Workshop How to Source and Recruit Candidates with the Right Attitude for Your Organization (Wednesday, Oct. 17 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM)

First, gain a deeper understanding of why you need to hire for the key attitudes or “Brown Shorts” that drive your organization’s success. Next, we will lead you through defining your organization’s unique attitudinal characteristics, writing job ads that attract ONLY the right people, creating interview questions that get candidates to reveal the truth about attitude and constructing an answer key to ensure every new hire is a great attitudinal fit. This is your chance to get personal feedback from Mark Murphy and the Leadership IQ team that will allow you to return to your organization well prepared to hire only the best.