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Simon Sinek


Simon Oliver Sinek (born October 9, 1973) is an American author and inspirational speaker. He is the author of five books, including Start With Why (2009) and The Infinite Game (2019).

Sinek was born in Wimbledon, United Kingdom. Sinek’s mother, Susan, is Jewish and of Hungarian Jewish descent. As a child he lived in Johannesburg, London and Hong Kong before his family settled in the United States. He graduated from Northern Valley Regional High School at Demarest in 1991. He received a BA in cultural anthropology from Brandeis University. He studied law at London's City University, but left law school to go into advertising.

Sinek began his career at the New York ad agencies Euro RSCG and Ogilvy & Mather. He later launched his own business, Sinek Partners.