Jon S. Rennie Bio

Jon is the Co-Founder, President & CEO of Peak Demand Inc., a premier manufacturer of critical components for electrical utilities. He is a former U.S. Navy Nuclear Submarine Officer who made seven deployments during the end of the Cold War.

Prior to starting Peak Demand, he led eight manufacturing businesses for three global companies. He is the author of the best-selling leadership books, I Have the Watch: Becoming a Leader Worth Following and All in the Same Boat: Lead Your Organization Like a Nuclear Submariner and is the host of the Deep Leadership podcast.

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Media Appearances

MEMTALKS@DUKE Podcast

In this episode, our MEM student Avdhoot Sherkar talks to Jon S Rennie about leadership and why it matters. John was a Cold War submarine officer and ran a business in Corporate America for over 20 years, and is now the CEO of a startup. His books “All in the Same Boat” and “I Have the Watch” are Amazon Bestsellers. He also hosts the “Deep Leadership” podcast

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Heroes' Stories Podcast: Guest Jon S. Rennie

On the latest Heroes’ Stories podcast from Armed Forces Brewing Company, Former Green Beret Scott Mann interviews noted author, podcaster, businessman and former Navy Nuclear Submarine officer Jon S. Rennie about life on a submarine during the Cold War, and how to apply the lessons learned from that experience to the business world.

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DIY For Business Podcast

We interview Best Selling author and podcaster, Jon S. Rennie, on how he has taken the leadership skills he learned from being an officer on a nuclear submarine for the Navy and has utilized it in leading eight manufacturing companies.

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‎The Bo & Luke Show™

Jon is a former U.S. Navy Nuclear Submarine Officer who made seven deployments during the end of the Cold War.

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Toxic Leadership Podcast

Jon Rennie learned that the basic underlying principles for success at sea also led to high performing teams on land.

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Veterans in The Wild Podcast

“Leadership is a people business” is the mantra of today’s guest, manufacturing expert and author Jon S Rennie.

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990 WBOB Radio​

Jon Rennie talks about his latest book All in the Same Boat – Lead Your Organization Like A Nuclear Submariner – and the valuable lessons that can be learned from it. [Interview starts at minute 32:30]

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Xranue Podcast

From the Depths of Leadership with former submarine officer Jon S. Rennie.

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Don't Give Up The Ship Podcast

DGUTS discusses leadership in the corporate world with former submarine officer Jon S. Rennie.

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Lead Read Today - The Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business

Can Leadership be Taught? What Most Companies Get Wrong with Jon S. Rennie

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Sustainable Business Podcast with John Patrick

It’s time to learn about leadership from a nuclear sub officer.

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The Mind Leadership Podcast

We’re All In The Same Boat with Jon S. Rennie

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College Recruiting Weekly Podcast

Program Building Lessons From a Former Cold War Nuclear Submariner.

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D! All of the Above Podcast

From the Deep to the Top with Jon S. Rennie

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#truthseekers with Josh and Nick

Man the Ship and Bring Her to Life. Former U.S. Navy Nuclear Submarine Officer,  Jon S. Rennie, shares his views on leadership.

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Tommy's PodCast (Thomas Patrick Carrigan)

An interview with Mr. Jon Rennie, who served on nuclear submarines in the Cold War.

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Humanergy Leadership Podcast

Lead like a Nuclear Submariner with author Jon S. Rennie

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The CareerPro Podcast

All In The Same Boat: Lead Your Organization Like A Nuclear Submariner with Author Jon S. Rennie

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The Coach Bru Podcast

All In The Same Boat: Interview w/ Best-Selling Author Jon Rennie.

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Pro Talks with Alexa Greenberg and Roland Ligtenberg

Alexa Greenberg and Roland Ligtenberg talk with Jon about his experience in the Navy learning about people management.

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Get Healthy 360 with Kris Ferguson, MD Podcast

“Leadership Lessons from a Submarine Officer – Jon S. Rennie”

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The Entrepreneur Way Podcast

“Moving Fast and Fixing along the Way with Jon Rennie”

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The Evolved Caveman w/ Dr. John Schinnerer

“Leadership Lessons From A Submarine Officer”

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Only On The Midwatch Podcast

“Deep Leadership with Jon S. Rennie”

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Dreamcatchers with Jerome Myers

“Building the Next Big Name in the Industry with Jon S Rennie”

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The SubVet Video Podcast

“Jon Rennie, former Submarine Veteran served as a LT on the USS Tennessee from 1990-1994.”

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Featured Business Founders Story

“Veteran Naval Officer Explains How to Become a Leader Worth Following.”

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Bunker Labs "All In" interviews

“Navigating through an external crisis.”

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The CareerPro Podcast

“How To Have The Watch with Jon S. Rennie”

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The Schoolhouse 302 Podcast

“Being a Present Leader”

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Whistle and a Clipboard Podcast

“Coaching and leading in a crisis”

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The Unleashed Podcast

“Leading in the age of the coronavirus”

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The Commanding Leadership Podcast

“The Problem with Leadership in Corporate America”

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The Rugged Legacy Podcast

“Becoming a leader worth following begins—and ends—with people. “

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Mindset to Mastery Podcast

“Understanding the characteristics that are important to becoming a leader that others WANT to follow.”

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990 WBOB Radio

“Lessons learned while serving on a submarine during the Cold War and how those skills are translatable to the business world.”

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The Leadership Update Brief

“How much do leaders look at how they engage their teams?”

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The Coach Bru Show

“Coach Bru interviews veteran, leadership expert, entrepreneur and author, Jon Rennie.”

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Whistle and a Clipboard Podcast

“Former Cold War submarine officer shares how leadership is a people business”

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The Conor Kelly Show

“Engage Your People, or Die”

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Power Lunch Live

“Forbes contributor, Rhett Power, interviews Jon Rennie”

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The Startup 360 Podcast

“Leadership can make a significant difference in the performance of any organization.”

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