“Patty is a business leadership speaker who has actually been a successful business leader.”

—I want my audiences to be able to DO something new. I give them useful insights and inspire them to act.

It’s not just about the talking...

Patty has over 20 years of experience speaking to international audiences as large as 10,000 and as varied as Financial Services, Manufacturing, High Tech, Consumer Products, Education, Fashion, Energy, Public Service and Professional Associations, and Women's Leadership Networks.

People are drawn to her no-nonsense, practical, often humorous stories of real world experiences about the realities running a business, advancing a career, and being a decent human being in the process.

Book Patty for your Keynote, Customer Event, User Group, Professional Conference, Leadership Summit, Annual Meeting, Advisory Board, or Networking Event.

Inc. Magazine names Patty Azzarello as one of the top 100 most innovative leadership speakers for 2018

Patty Azzarello became the youngest General Manager at HP at age 33.
She ran a billion dollar software business at 35.
And she became a CEO for the first time at 38 (without turning into a self-centered, miserable, jerk).

Marketo Summit: Keynote Speaker
Thriving at Work

Preview some of Patty's talks here as well as her watch (above) her TEDx talk: Reclaiming Humanity at Work

Patty Launches MOVE on 5th Ave in NYC

Patty talks to CIOs

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MOVE: Leading Business Transformation

Have you ever embarked on a new strategy only for it to stall shortly after the exciting kickoff? In this insightful and very pragmatic talk, based on her best selling book MOVE, Patty shares the formula to get your organization executing your strategy instead of just talking about it. Learn how to implement strategic transformation in your business. See how to get your team truly aligned and motivated to stick with your strategy when it gets hard. Get practical ideas for how to keep people focused on strategic change when short term pressures and opportunities distract. Get there this time!

Leadership is Personal

Do you want your managers and employees to be more motivated and engaged? Do you want to support them to be more accountable, make more decisions, and become better leaders of their own teams? Patty shares how to be a more confident, authentic and inspiring leader, and how to succeed without sacrificing your soul or your life to get there. Patty shares personal stories about how she overcame many social and political roadblocks to ultimately gain the recognition and support necessary to succeed. In this talk you will see how to reclaim your authentic self, build your confidence, and engage others to achieve your most important business goals -- AND enjoy your life more along the way.