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Brad Shaw
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Leadership Coach & Mentor. Accomplished strategy, insights, and brand executive with 30+ years of experience leading, coaching and developing individuals and teams to navigate business challenges and growth opportunities across CPG, Retail, Tech and Professional Services.

Leadership Coach & Mentor. Accomplished strategy, insights, and brand executive with 30+ years of experience leading, coaching and developing individuals and teams to navigate business challenges and growth opportunities across CPG, Retail, Tech and Professional Services.

Brad Shaw is not accepting new clients right now
Brad Shaw is not accepting new clients right now
Bio

Brad has many years of experience as a Brand, Strategy, and Client leader at world-class organizations, including SC Johnson, Bestfoods, Prophet, IRI, and Ipsos. He is an expert at helping clients navigate business challenges at different stages of their growth lifecycle, identifying a range of possibilities to explore and bridge those ideas to execution. As an Executive Coach, he also works with high-performers to reach even greater success as they engage with new growth opportunities at both a professional and organizational level. His deep commercial leadership experience allows Brad to bring a holistic perspective on problem-solving and opportunity-vetting for his clients and businesses. Whether you are looking to enhance your impact as a leader, are challenged with organizational or team dynamics, or are searching for that next wave of growth for your business, Brad understands what you need to succeed in today’s marketplace and is excited to help you on your journey!


Notable Client Achievements

  • Awarded with CEO Award for building a high-performing commercial team that successfully secured a five-year contract renewal while navigating the client through a tremendous change and successful technology implementation.
  • Retained 100% of clients and successfully negotiated multi-year contracts totaling $30M by consistently enhancing client value, building trust through exceptional service, and presenting the right idea at the right time to fuel company growth.
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Work History
Ipsos North America
SVP, Senior Client Officer
IRI
SVP & Principal, Client Group Lead
Prophet
Senior Engagement Manager
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Credentials
  • Certified Executive Coach (CEC)
  • 30+ years of executive experience in business and brand strategy
  • University of Michigan, MBA
  • Georgetown University, Finance
  • 100+ hours of coaching
Industry Specialties
Consumer Goods, Food Beverages, Management Consulting, Professional Services and more
Functional Specialties
Account Management, Business Development, Data Science, Management and more
Expertise
Experienced People Manager, Executive, Career Transition, Performance Productivity and more
FAQ
Describe your coaching style.

My coaching style is highly pragmatic and collaborative. I tailor my approach to the unique needs of each client, partnering with them to brainstorm and problem-solve. Flexibility is key, ensuring my style reflects and adapts to their evolving requirements, fostering effective growth and development.

Who is your ideal client and why?

I'm passionate about working with clients who are facing significant change or transformation in their professional journey. While their path forward may be unclear, a sense of urgency to act exists. They want to have a greater impact on their teams, organizations, and careers. I partner with new & emerging leaders, high performers, and those in need of a tune-up -- helping them move forward to achieve their goals.

How do you measure success with a client?

Success is measured against each client’s goals and objectives. It’s important to align with my clients on key milestones to ensure they accomplish what they need from the engagement and gain critical insight that supports growth moving forward.

What is your coaching superpower?

By igniting the power of authenticity, I equip my clients to embrace their true selves, inspire greatness, lead their teams with confidence, foster innovation and adaptability, and achieve remarkable results.

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