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#150: Lee Cockerell –Incredible Lessons on Life, Time Management, and Leading over 40,000

Lee Cockerell is the former Executive Vice President of Operations for the Walt Disney World® Resort. As the Senior Operating Executive for ten years Lee led a team of 40,000 Cast Members and was responsible for the operations of 20 resort hotels, 4 theme parks, 2 water parks, a shopping & entertainment village and the ESPN sports and recreation complex in addition to the ancillary operations which supported the number one vacation destination in the world.
and you thought your leadership/management position was stressful…

One of Lee’s major and lasting legacies was the creation of Disney Great Leader Strategies which was used to train and develop the 7000 leaders at Walt Disney World. Lee has held various executive positions in the hospitality and entertainment business with Hilton Hotels for 8 years and the Marriott Corporation for 17 years before joining Disney in 1990 to open the Disneyland Paris project.

Lee is now dedicating his time to public speaking, performing leadership and service excellence workshops and consulting for organizations around the world as well as for the Disney Institute. Be sure to check out the link below for Lee’s new time management workshop, and get on top of maximizing your day! 


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