With a background in organizational development and change management, Don helps leaders build on their strengths and become coaches and mentors to their teams. In addition to his coaching practice, Don is active as a facilitator with teams addressing strategic planning and acquisitions.
His current focus is to serve as a leadership development consultant, enabling collaboration and teamwork to speed new products to market.
Don was previously Managing Partner of Catalyst Consulting Team, specializing in team development for Silicon Valley clients including Cisco, Sun, Oracle, Intuit, Align Technology, SanDisk, Cadence Design Systems and many start-ups.
Don has an undergraduate degree in Organizational Behavior and Business. He is adjunct staff with the Santa Clara University School of Business Executive MBA programs.
The foundation of Don’s coaching work comes from his training in Action Science as developed by Chris Argyris at Harvard University.