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Michael North, Strategy Coach

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Chairman, Bay Area Consultants Network and Director, Sales Operations, GISTICS Incorporated.

Chairman, Bay Area Consultants Network and Director, Sales Operations, GISTICS Incorporated.

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Farmers Insurance
AT&T
Radiant Brands
Focus Product Design
UC Berkeley
BACN

Positions

Chairman Bay Area Consultants Network January 2014 - present
Director, Sales Operations GISTICS Incorporated January 2013 - present
Owner Emergent Horizon August 2010 - present
Owner North Consulting April 2006 - present
Program Manager Bay Area Consulting Network 2006 - 2009
Membership Commitee Institute of Management Consulting (IMC), NorCal 2005 - 2007
Operations Manager AT&T July 1998 - November 2004
Project Manager Supervisor AT&T 1994 - 1999
Product Development AT&T 1992 - 1994

Education

Cal State Hayward Business September 1975 - June 1979

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Education
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Lifelong Learning (outside of school)

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Michael Jay Moon
We worked together  •  Co-Founder, Startup Ready.Net and Mentor, Enterprise Futures Network. University of California, Santa Cruz grad.
Michael can seek around corners of chaotic or complex situations with a holistic insight about human motivation and best options to consider ... taking. Peerless coach and consultant to entrepreneurs.
Harry Chapman
We worked together  •  Principal, Bay Area Consulting Group LLC and Founder, Bay Area Consultants Network. Washington University in St. Louis grad. Cornell grad.
Michael is an "old sage" bringing his unique and extremely useful perspective to solving business problems. He also has a fantastic sense of ... humor.
Robert Kim Wilson
We worked together  •  Founder, TLC Mind – Entrepreneur Ecosystem Global Initiative and Principal and Founder, TLC Mind. University of California, Davis grad.
He is a highly intelligent, very knowledgeable professional with an uncanny 6th sense in understanding business culture and interpersonal re ... lationships.
Karen Pierce Gonzalez
We worked together  •  Owner, FolkHeart Press and Owner, Karen Pierce Gonzalez Public Relations.
He has the ability to understand what the individual starting point is and he works from that place. He served as my business coach for almo ... st a year and in that time he helped me to grow my business by helping me to understand who my best clients were and how to work with those I was already providing services for.
Steven Donaldson
Founder/Partner, RadiantBrands. Previously Director of Creative Strategy, SysIQ. San Francisco State grad.
Michael is a great advisor because he operates from a holistic perspective in business. He understands it's more than just prospecting, sale ... s and more sales. It has to be the whole customer cycle including internal operations for your organization on delivering results. He's also incredibly experienced and very intuitive about what works and does not.
Rocco Santoro
We worked together  •  Partner, Customer Engagement, GISTICS Incorporated. Previously VP of Innovation, Focus Product Design, Inc.. Stanford grad.
I cannot say enough positive about Mike and the outstanding guidance he provided. Mike’s intuitive nature and deep organizational business ... skills have helped us home in on essential market insights and customer personas. He highlighted characteristics of our company culture and how they are aligned with our customer personas – insights that we continue to expand on and have proven invaluable in our rapidly growing company.
Carl Chaffee
We worked together  •  CEO, chaffee worldwide.
Mike has an uncanny ability to understand relationships and what works best for all concerned- concentrate on the good ones and move past te ... h time wasters.
Dale Halterman
We worked together  •  SAP Project Manager (Finance), PayPal and Managing Consultant, Wumly Consulting Services, Inc..
Michael brings two things which is short supply in today's world: common sense and logic. He quickly grasps the essence of most situations ... and is usually spot-on at first blush.

Robert Kim Wilson
They're my mentor  •  Founder, TLC Mind – Entrepreneur Ecosystem Global Initiative and Principal and Founder, TLC Mind. University of California, Davis grad.
Because he understands how ecosystems work. This would speed time to profit for entrepreneurs enormously

Michael Jay Moon
Co-Founder, Startup Ready.Net and Mentor, Enterprise Futures Network. University of California, Santa Cruz grad.
Michael finds the exact right fit in almost every situation. His vast knowledge of technology, process, brand and people make him an invalua ... ble resource for any start-up or founder support group.

Fred Greene
We worked together  •  Executive Producer / Content Consultant / Editor / Engineer / Biz Dev, SmarterPodcasts.com. San Francisco State grad.
Fred understands how to convey a message, grab the listener and involve them more deeply in a subject.