Janice Marturano is the founder and executive director of the Institute for Mindful Leadership, a nonprofit organization dedicated to training and supporting leaders in the exploration of mindfulness and the fundamentals of leadership excellence.
She founded the institute in 2011 following her 15-year tenure as strategic leader and deputy general counsel for General Mills, Inc. She also codeveloped the very first mindful leadership curricula at the University of Massachusetts Medical School’s Center for Mindfulness, where she served on the advisory board.
As a certified teacher of mindfulness and an experienced former officer of a Fortune 200 company, she has brought the intensive training of mindful leadership to corporate, nonprofit, academic, government, and military organizations, including General Mills, P&G, Amazon, Red Cross, United Way, and the Nature Conservancy.
In 2013 and 2014, she was invited to speak on the importance of mindful leadership at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland and China. Her work has been featured on the BBC, HuffPost Live, and in the New York Times, Financial Times, Saturday Evening Post, Time magazine, and the Los Angeles Times. She is author of Finding the Space to Lead: A Practical Guide to Mindful Leadership.