Steven B. Levy

Head shot from NYC BarBriSteven B. Levy is a business leader, public speaker, project manager, author, and the CEO of Lexician, which provides training, coaching, and consulting on leadership, presentation, and time and project management.

Previously, as a senior leader at Microsoft, he headed the legal technology / operations department, led two product groups, co-headed application development in IT, and managed multi-million-dollar consulting projects in his seventeen years at the company. He specialized in innovation, leadership, customer and client focus, and team effectiveness.

His unique and practical approach to leadership, people and project management, and workplace effectiveness is based on thirty-five years of managing projects and leading businesses on three continents. His work has made him a highly requested speaker, trainer, and seminar leader.

His books include the new and ground­breaking PowerPoint Slides That Work! Show + Tell for Grownups, the thought-provoking The Off Switch: Discovering Your Work-Work Balance, the book that defined project management for the legal profession, Legal Project Management: Control Costs, Meet Schedules, Manage Risks, and Maintain Sanity, now in its second edition, and the introduction to the LPM field, Legal Project Management Field Guide: Five Tools for Busy Professionals. Look for his new Ten Minutes to Better Business Meetings, coming summer 2016.

He divides his time among Seattle, the San Juan Islands of Washington State, and cities around the globe helping clients.