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JD Schramm
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Gifted communicator, coach, and educator with over 25 years experience at schools including Stanford, Columbia, USC, and NYU; seeking coaching clients at all ranges of ability and experience.

Gifted communicator, coach, and educator with over 25 years experience at schools including Stanford, Columbia, USC, and NYU; seeking coaching clients at all ranges of ability and experience.

Full Bio

A passionate coach and gifted communicator in his own right, JD Schramm treasures the opportunity to bring out the best in those he teaches, advises, or inspires through this speaking, coaching, and teaching. Thousands of students at Stanford, Columbia, NYU, USC, and UC-Davis have benefitted from his hallmark style of teaching and rigorous feedback to help them speak with conviction and write for impact. Beyond the classroom, JD works with individuals, teams, and entire organizations to communicate with greater Mastery. A sought-out speaker and trainer, he’s worked with firms and groups, including the Aspen Institute, Qualtrics, YPO, Breakline, Uber, Jane Street Financial, CAE, Ciena, AQR Capital, Adams Street Partners, Schmidt Science Fellows, NASA, Price Waterhouse Coopers, Gilead, Facebook, and Google to name but a few. JD invests the same commitment to helping a client prepare for Davos or TED that he does to secure their next round of funding, nail an interview, or win a pitch competition.An active member of the LGBTQ community, JD’s particularly focused his energy on inclusion efforts within higher education and communities of faith. He advocates suicide prevention, foster care services, and HIV/AIDS research. He and his husband, Rev. Ken Daigle, make their home in San Rafael, raising three very active children.


Notable Client Achievements

  • Coached speakers to deliver at TED, TEDx, Davos, and SxSW

  • Helped a founder in stealth mode secure her seed investments

  • Helped a team of a global private equity firm exceed their year-over-year sales goals

  • Supported an aspiring thought leader in delivering her first major talks and editorials.

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WORK HISTORY
USC Annenberg School of Journalism
Lecturer of Communication
Stanford University Graduate School of Business
Lecturer in Organizational Behavior
NYU Stern School of Business
Clinical Associate Professor
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CREDENTIALS
  • Ed.D, University of Pennsylvania
  • MBA, New York University
  • 30+ years of experience as an Executive Communications Coach
  • Lecturer of Communications, USC Annenberg School of Communications
  • Director, King Global Leadership Development Program, Stanford University
INDUSTRIES
Healthcare
Higher Education
Professional Services
Non Profit
EXPERIENCE WITH
Business Development
Education
Sales
Consulting
EXPERTISE
New Grad
Early Career
Mid Career
New People Manager
Experienced People Manager
Executive
Interpersonal Communication
Executive Presence

Q&A

Describe your coaching style.

My approach is tailored to the person, I get to know you and then devise coaching activities to support you in analyzing past communication and preparing for future communication.

Who is your ideal client and why?

My ideal client is highly motivated to improve with a specific talk or meeting scheduled in the near future on which we can work. (ideal, but not required)

How do you measure success with a client?

The client tells me what they want to measure: confidence, funding, feedback, advancement, etc.

What is your coaching superpower?

Remarkable skills of observation and speed typing to capture a great deal quickly...then synthesize the 1 to 3 most essential needs the person has

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