Dan at Angor WatDan is an executive coach and consultant with nearly 20 years of global experience helping individuals and organizations create distinctive impact.  His background includes senior leadership roles with large global consulting firms, including experience advising CEOs, C-Suite leaders, business unit leaders, and emerging leaders across multiple industries.  As a leader, he has firsthand experience in leading R&D functions; major account sales and leadership; business unit turnaround; rapid growth in emerging markets; mergers and acquisitions; restructuring; and large scale culture change.

He partners with clients to create self-awareness and accelerate behavior change.  Dan is a strong believer in giving and receiving specific, actionable feedback based on objective evidence.  His coaching engagements rely on data and analysis while his interpersonal style is highly service oriented and informal.  He is passionate about seeing leaders capitalize on their strengths while accepting and addressing development needs.  Dan has particular expertise in coaching leaders in the following areas:  expatriate preparation, onboarding, and re-entry; consultative sales; influencing skills; leading innovation; active listening; coaching team members for performance.

Dan has 20 years of experience assisting companies and individuals in the areas of leadership assessment, development, and coaching. Illustrative clients include:  Advocate Health Care, AmBank (Malaysia), Bank of America, CapitaLand (Singapore), Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Cox Communications, McDonald’s Corporation, Papa John’s, PT Freeport Indonesia, Sears Holdings Corporation, TalentCorp (Malaysia), The Hershey Company, United Air Lines, UPS, US Intelligence Community, US Internal Revenue Service, Verizon, Vingroup (Vietnam), and Yum! Brands.  His past personal work experience includes:  Deloitte Consulting, Aon Hewitt, the American Institutes for Research, QI International (now Korn Ferry), and Lockheed Martin Energy Systems.  He has experience working in the US, UK, Canada, Australia, The Netherlands, The Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Thailand.

Dan is a Chartered Psychologist and Associate Fellow with the British Psychological Society and an Associate Credentialed Coach with the International Coach Federation.  He holds a M.S. in Industrial Organizational Psychology from Virginia Tech, B.A. from Austin Peay State University, and a Diploma of Workplace & Business Coaching (VIC22175 Australia Department of Education & Training).  He presents frequently at local and national conferences and has published white papers, book chapters, and journal articles on his work.  Dan has given invited talks and webinars given to client and government organizations, including:  Executive Group Network (Singapore), Jobstreet.com Conference (Malaysia), Selangor Human Resources Development Council (Malaysia), ICF Malaysia, Carolinas and Florida Risk and Insurance Management Society, Personnel Testing Council/Metro Washington, The Home Depot, HR.com, Talent Asia Conference 2015 (Malaysia), and Yum! Brands.  Finally, Dan is a continuing contributor to The Star newspaper (Malaysia) and has been quoted in the Washington Post, New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Houston Chronicle, Management Consultant International, and CNNMoney.com.

Contact Dan at dan@straightpathleadership.com.

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