Executive Coach, OD Consultant, Leadership Trainer
Steve Levin is an Executive Coach with over 15 years experience in coaching executives and senior leaders to extend their influence, address difficult dilemmas, and develop advanced leadership skills. Why do clients recommend him so highly?
He is rigorous, yet creative. He engages leaders to think about persistent problems in new ways.
He is challenging, yet supportive. He is clear and direct in addressing limitations, but he also provides a safe place to expand self-awareness and experiment with new approaches.
He is a Master Trainer of leadership skills, yet he focuses on practical behaviors that produce results. "My clients are already smart, ambitious and motivated to excel. I guide them to be more effective and more efficient while building enduring relationships."
Steve brings a deep background in organizational design, strategic thinking, advanced facilitation, and teambuilding. He regularly designs and facilitates custom meetings to build stakeholder alignment, develop strategy, resolve persistent conflict, or reconcile competing interests.
In a prior career, Steve managed a $100 million business and developed new products in the consumer packaged goods industry.
Intel, Hewlett-Packard, Agilent Technologies, Kaiser Permanente, Levi Strauss, Apple, Genentech, Xilinx, Zeneca, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and many others. Not for Profit: Stanford University, Lucille Packard Children's Hospital, Stanford Hospital, Sutter Health, African Library Project, and many small non-profit organizations.
Steve is a Master Certified Coach (MCC) by the International Coach Federation. He has taught in the Organizational Leadership graduate program at John F. Kennedy University. He earned a B.A. and M.A. summa cum laude in Organizational Behavior from Yale University.
Steve is the founder and designer of Powerful Conversations, an intensive training in advanced coaching and influence skills for experienced coaches and leaders. He regularly mentors other coaches. Steve speaks native English, fluent German, and conversational French and Spanish. He is delighted to learn piano as an adult, which his family tolerates with good cheer.