Christine Comaford

For over 30 years Leadership and Culture Coach Christine Comaford has been helping leaders navigate growth and change. She is best known for helping her clients create predictable revenue, deeply engaged and passionate teams, and highly profitable growth.


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Business Growth, Leadership, Entrepreneur, Culture


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For over 30 years Leadership and Culture Coach Christine Comaford has been helping leaders navigate growth and change. She is best known for helping her clients create predictable revenue, deeply engaged and passionate teams, and highly profitable growth. She delivers these impactful outcomes as a result of her decades of building her own and her clients' business plus her expertise in human behavior and applied neuroscience.

Christine is sought after for providing proven strategies to shift executive behavior to create more positive outcomes, enroll and align teams in times of change, massively increase sales, product offerings, and company value. Her coaching, consulting and strategies have created hundreds of millions of dollars in new revenue and value for her clients. The potent neuroscience techniques she teaches are easy to learn and immediately applicable to help leaders see into their blind spots, expand their vision, and more effectively influence outcomes.

CEOs, Boards and Investors count on Christine to help them:

  • Increase accountability, communication, execution among team members resulting in profound revenue, profit, market position growth.
  • Navigate rapid growth where internal priorities are frequently shifting and the team is challenged to quickly adapt and stretch.
  • Resolve conflict or improve alignment of business partners, teams, board members.
  • Improve the leadership and communication skills of C- and VP-level executives by helping them overcome their blind spots and challenging behaviors, and expand their vision.
  • Execute a new business model or complete company turnaround with executive and cultural support.

As an Entrepreneur, Christine has built and sold 5 of her own businesses with an average 700% return on investment, served as a board director or in-the-trenches advisor to 36 startups, and has invested in over 200 startups (including Google) as a venture capitalist or angel investor. Christine has consulted to the White House (Clinton and Bush), 700 of the Fortune 1000, and over 300 small businesses. She has helped over 50 of her clients to exit their businesses for up to $425 million. Christine has repeatedly identified and championed key trends and technologies years before market acceptance.

Christine has been called to serve two U.S. Presidents in managing change. She worked with the Clinton Administration on developing and implementing the USA intranet strategy which ultimately enabled millions of Americans to access government services through the internet. Under the George W. Bush Administration, Christine helped to reinvent the Small Business Administration and passed a $4 billion bill in Congress.

Christine has also led many unconventional lives, adding to her 360 Degree ability to understand business not as just a set of strategies, but also as a complex web of human interaction. She has been a: software engineer (at Microsoft, Apple, Adobe, Lotus), entrepreneur, and venture capitalist.

Christine is a leadership columnist for www.Forbes.com. She has appeared on Good Morning America, The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch, CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, FOX Business Network, PBS, CNET and is frequently quoted in the business, technology and general press at large. Stanford Graduate School of Business has done two case studies on her and PBS has featured her in three specials (Triumph of the Nerds, Nerds 2.0.1, and Nerd TV). CNET has broadcast two specials covering her unconventional rise to success as a woman with neither a high school diploma nor college degree. Her two New York Times bestselling business books are SmartTribes: How Teams Become Brilliant Together and Rules for Renegades.

Christine believes we can do well and do good, using business as a path for personal development, wealth creation, and philanthropy.

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