Zen Leadership Instructor

Cris Nakano

Director In Europe and ZL Instructor & Coach

Cris currently works as Senior Director, Head of Business Excellence at Merck. Her most recent project and aspiration is to bring Zen Leader programs closer to her peers in the corporate world and closer to her beloved mountains.

Andy Robins

ZL Instructor & Coach

Andy Robins lives and works in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and is responsible for growing and developing Zen Leadership across Asia.

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Rebecca Ryan

Board Chair, Zen and ZL Instructor

Rebecca Ryan is a futurist and economist who helps public sector leaders “lead fearlessly”. She’s the Board Chair of the Institute for Zen Leadership.

Dennis Tirman

ZL Instructor & Coach

Dennis began Zen training 7 years ago and is an instructor in Zen Leadership. Active in the Institute for Zen Leadership (IZL) from its start, Dennis has co-taught in several IZL programs, and has trained in Zen sesshin and BodyZen.