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Transforming Managers into Global Leaders

Our Team

Our team of business leadership consultants and entrepreneurship advisers are dedicated, experienced, and accomplished professionals. We are motivated by love and passion, and the belief that people can learn to be better leaders, more effective teams, and healthier, more profitable organizations, through practicing changes in behavior and language that transform business results. We are committed to helping organizations solve global problems . . . profitably, and thus sustainably . . . for a better World.

Our Team in Silicon Valley, Japan, Europe and Australia:

Kimberly Wiefling

Focus Areas

  • Keynotes & Workshops
  • Global Leadership
  • Team Effectiveness
  • Organizational Culture/DNA
  • EQ-Human Skills
  • Project Mgmt.
  • Post-merger Integ.
  • Coaching
  • Product Dev. 
      Lifecycle
  • Design Thinking

Clients/Experience

Indeed, Intuit
Cisco, Kuraray
Docomo Innovations
Houzz, NASA
Pigeon, Symantec

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Dell-EMC
YKK
NSSOL
Toshiba
Mazda
Comet Tech
Suntory
Yamaha Motors
MUFG
Keyence
HP
Juniper Networks
Velo3D
Isuzu
Japan Science & Technology (JST)
Stanford Healthcare Hospitality
Daiichi Sankyo
Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma
Sony (via Candescent)
Panasonic (via ReplayTV)
Furukawa Electric
Tokyo Medical & Dental University (TMDU)
Kyoto University
Tokyo Electron
Veritas
Daiwa
Orbotech
Mizuho
UBE
Toray
Tokio Marine
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Sun Allomer
Mitsui Fudosan
Oracle Japan
Cadence Design Systems
Fisher Investments
Scientific Revenue
Technology Ventures Launch Program (TVLP)
Leadership San Mateo
PabLove
Ascaldera
Palo Alto Veterans Institute for Research (PAVIR)

LINKEDIN PROFILE

MORE ABOUT KIMBERLY . . .

My Work: https://kimberlywiefling.com/

My Business: https://wiefling.com/

My Workshops: https://wiefling.com/our-services/workshops/

My Keynote Speaking: https://wiefling.com/our-services/keynote-speaking/

My Team: https://siliconvalleyalliances.com/

My Books: https://www.amazon.com/Kimberly-Wiefling/e/B002GWKPOG

My Scrappy Women’s Book: https://scrappywomen.biz/

My Youtube Channel: https://youtube.com/c/KimberlyWiefling

Our SV Engineering Leadership Meetup (I am a cofounder): https://www.meetup.com/SV-ELC/ 

Yumi Wakayama

Focus Areas

  • Talent Management
  • Organizational Development
  • Business Development
  • Global Communications
  • Client Engagement Management

Clients

Hitachi
Mitsui
Tokyo Medical & Dental University
Pigeon Group
Toyota
Kuraray
NSSOL

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Mana Tomitori

Focus Areas

  • Executive Coaching
  • Global Leadership
  • Team Effectiveness
  • Creativity & Innovation
  • Visions & Core Values
  • Global Mindset

Clients

LVMH Moet Hennessy-Louis Vuitton
Christian Dior
HUGO BOSS
Gucci
Bosch
Guinness World Record
Adobe Systems
Kuraray

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Yamaha Motors
NSSOL
Equinix
Ube
ADK
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science & Technology (AIST)

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Stephen Parent

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Focus Areas

  • Global Team Effectiveness
  • Global Leadership
  • Intercultural Readiness
  • Global Mindset
  • Powerful Presentations

Clients

Sudler Japan
Merck & Co
Sumitomo Chemical
Tokyo Star Bank
Mizuho Securities
Keyence
NSSOL
Furukawa Electric
UBE
Kuraray

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Yvonne Burton

 

Focus Areas

  • Tech Consulting /Solutions Analysis 
  • Business English Training
  • Cross-Cultural Comm.
  • Virtual Tools (MS TEAMS)
  • Workshop Facilitation

Clients

Mitsui & Co
Stanford Healthcare Hospitality

Clarivate Analytics
Intrapshere Technologies
Monster.com

 

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Thomson Reuters
Japan Culture-NYC
Japan External Trade Org

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Tom Okada

Focus Areas

  • Executive Leadership
  • Cross Culture Management
  • Global Technology Bus. Development
  • Corporate Strategy
  • Account Management
  • Technology Sales
  • Startup Mentoring
  • Investment Funding

Clients/Experience

Motorola
Azingo
Aplix Corporation
Ecrio
Witricity

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Tortuga Pacific Inc.
Zeemote
Kawasaki Heavy Industries
Delta Electronics
NTT Docomo

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Belle Walker

Focus areas

  • Systems Thinking for Organizations
  • Operational Efficiency
  • Leadership (Collocated and Remote Strategies)
  • Collaboration Coaching (Collocated and Remote Strategies)
  • Post-merger Integration
  • Virtual Facilitation

Clients/Experience

Beth Interactive

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Corporation for NJ Local Media
HERE Technologies
Future Ads LLC
Plan9 Group
Google
Ambassador Construction

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Peter Ivanov

Focus Areas

  • Build Virtual Power Teams & deliver outstanding results!
  • Leading Virtual/Remote Teams
  • Leadership, Intercultural Teams
  • Keynote Speaker
  • Executive Coach

Clients/Experience

Danone
Nemak
British American Tobacco
Kuraray
Wirtshafts Woche
iimex
BASF

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CeBIT
MPI
Komfo
BASF
Ikea
Lufthansa
VISA
Danone Nutiricia

Matt Schlegel

Focus Areas

  • Team-based Problem-solving
  • Teambuilding
  • Work Team Design
  • Hiring
  • Rapport Building
  • The Enneagram
  • Org. Culture
  • Individual Coaching
  • 1-day or 2-day virtual workshops
  • Speaking

Clients/Experience

NewTek
HP
Houzz
Xcelaero
ReplayTV
CSL
Avenidas

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Alvarez & Marsal

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Matthew Cahill

Focus Areas

  • Learning & Development
  • Bias Mitigation Strategies
  • Sales Negotiations
  • Org. Change
  • Creating Inclusive Workplaces

Clients/Experience

LinkedIn
Salesforce
Tata Consultancy Services
Pure Storage
Interactive Business Systems
Nielsen
Leadership San Mateo
HP
CloudSense
Apttus

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Dr. William Davis

Alan Tsuda

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Focus Areas

  • Financial Analysis
  • Marketing
  • Project Management
  • Project Leadership
  • Virtual Teams
  • Pitch Development
  • Pitch Delivery

Clients/Experience

Altapoint Learning
UCSC – Silicon Valley
UC Berkeley
Suntory
Mazda
World Innovation Lab
Kuraray
Daiichi Sankyo
ALC Education

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LinkedIn Profile

Matthias Orgler

Focus Areas

  • Agile Leadership & Agile Transformation
  • High Performing Teams
  • Agile Software Engineering
  • Lean Startup & Business Model Innovation

Clients

Volkswagen Vodafone Novartis DekaBank Allianz BearingPoint Schaeffler Union Investment
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Detecon Consulting Mainova Shore.com Elobau Schaeffler Union Investment LinkedIn Profile

Nathalie Udo

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Focus Areas

  • Global Business Strategy
  • Sustainability Champion
  • Executive Coach
  • Keynote Speaker
  • Program Management
  • Agile Processes

Clients/Experience

AT&T
Autodesk
Alcatel
Kuraray
TRI/TRIAD
Lucent
Kaiser Permanente
Ube

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Ricoh
NASA
Keyence
PG&E

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Annie Sheehan

Focus Areas

  • Executive Coaching
  • Project Sponsor Development
  • Agile Project Management
  • Agile Processes
  • Workshop Facilitation
  • Portfolio Governance
  • Team development

Clients/Experience

Walt Disney
The Salvation Army
National Australia Bank
AXA
JBWere
Telstra

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DST Systems
UBS
BNP Paribas

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Francine Gordon

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Focus Areas

  • Organizational Behavior
  • Business Management
  • Creativity & Innovation
  • Keynote Speaking
  • Coaching

Clients/Experience

Technology Ventures Launch Program (TVLP)
Kuraray
Boston Consulting Group
Yale University
Santa Clara University
Stanford University
Dow Corning Toray
ALC Education, Inc.

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Kumi Kobayashi

Focus Areas

  • Global Leadership
  • Team Effectiveness
  • Organizational Culture
  • Company Vision
  • Cross-Cultural Effectiveness
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Empower Women

Clients

Canon, YAMAHA, NEC
Astellas
Fuji Xerox
Merrill Lynch
Bank of America
NEC
AXA Management

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Waseda University

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Rosemary Coates

Focus Areas

  • Global Supply Chain Strategy and Architecture
  • Reshoring, Tariffs, Country of Origin
  • Counterfeit Imports
  • Global Manufacturing
  • Expert Witness

Clients

Microsoft, Exxon Mobil
Chevron, Northrop
Siemens
Hewlett-Packard
Waterlogic, Kinaxis
Brooks Running
Starbucks

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American Airlines
FedEx, Nike
Kenneth Cole
Nordstrom,BMW
Gigamon, NetApp
VM Ware, SAP
Lam Research

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Maria Pienaar

Focus Areas

  • Corp. Innovation
  • Executive Advisor
  • Investor
  • Private Company Board Director
  • US Investor readiness and funding
  • Investor readiness master classes
  • US market entry strategy and acquisition
  • Market Value Proposition Testing & Assessment
  • Early Growth Funding Deal Sourcing

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  • Product Strategy
  • Business Development for New Market Opportunities

Clients/Experience

Runway Innovation Hub
Unicorn Growth Capital
Blue label Ventures

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Yumi Kitahama

Focus areas

  • Emotional Intelligence Training & Coaching
  • Resilience Training & Coaching
  • Enneagram Coaching
  • Global Leadership
  • Cross-Cultural Communications
  • Post Merger Integ.
  • Peak Performance Coaching

Clients

Changi Airport
Pokemon

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Cabinet Office, Government of Japan
Web Analytics Consultants Association
Bridge-C Estate
Baiko Gakuin University
Innosparks/ST Engineering
Kuraray
Furukawa electric
Bandai

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John Chen

Focus Areas

  • Virtual Meeting and Conference Design
  • Virtual Meeting and Conference Production
  • Virtual Meeting Keynotes and Breakouts
  • Virtual Meeting MC
  • Team Building
  • Leadership
    Experiential Meeting Design
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • 1:1 Coaching

Clients/Experience

Microsoft

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Amazon
CSL Behring
YPO
National Park Service
Training Magazine
Host Healthcare
Northwest Natural
International Reciprocal Trade Association
George Healthcare Association
Global Networking Training Center in Saudi Arabia

LINKEDIN PROFILE

Website

Iris Kuhnert

Focus Areas

  • Transformational Leadership Coaching
  • Team Effectiveness in a VUCA World
  • No magic wand needed: Making virtual collab. a great experience
  • Change Agent for Creating Global Mindset
  • OD for Enhanced Agility
  • Mindfulness & Resilience in Change Processes

Clients

Bayer

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Automotive Intelligent Driving
Daimler
Nissan
SAP
BASF
and small/mid-sized organizations in various industries

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Yuki Parent

Focus Areas

  • Executive Coaching
  • Team building
  • Cross cultural 

Clients

NSSOL
Kuraray
AWS
Several Luxury Brands 

LinkedIn Profile

My Website

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