David Grant

LSI Founding Instructor & Executive Coach

David specializes in pragmatic, integral coaching across all aspects of professional leadership development and executive performance. His broad business background and experiences provide David with a unique perspective and insights that allow him to build credibility, comfort and trust with seasoned executives.  For over a decade, David has coached high level executives and influential leaders in some of the world’s most well-respected companies, including Abbott Labs, Accenture, Apple, Ernst & Young, Genentech, IBM, McKinsey & Co., Sonos, and United Health Group. In addition to coaching business executives, David specializes in coaching transitioning military professionals, and physician leaders in various hospital and healthcare settings. Prior to his coaching career, David enjoyed 20+ years as a highly successful business professional. He began his career as a factory manager for Berkshire Hathaway, and later served Fortune 500 clients for 10 years in Deloitte’s Strategy and Operations consulting practice. Most recently, David was the Global Vice President of Korn Ferry’s Leadership and Talent Consultancy, where he advised multinational firms on Succession Management, Talent Strategy and Leadership Development. David earned an M.B.A. from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, and a B.S. in Leadership Studies from the University of Southern Maine. He is a member of the Harvard Institute of Coaching, and is an adjunct faculty member with the New Ventures West Professional Coach program. David takes great joy in helping develop new coaches to support the growth and development of others.  David lives with his wife and two sons in San Francisco, CA. David is an avid reader, musician and concert goer.

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