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Stephen Lynch

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Stephen Lynch, Dashboard Software, Strategy & Business Execution Consultant, Award Winning Author

Stephen Lynch, Dashboard Software, Strategy & Business Execution Consultant, Award Winning Author

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Digital Bungalow
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Head of Strategy and Consulting - July 2005 - present
Company Director - Video Presentation Coaching May 2004 - present
Company Director - Goal setting software GoForGoals May 2004 - July 2005
NZ Sales & Marketing Manager - Pharmaceuticals CSL Behring January 2002 - May 2004
NZ Sales Manager - Pharmaceuticals Pharmaco NZ and Australia Ltd March 1995 - December 2001
Territory Manager / Sponsored Athlete - Sports Nutrition Products Nutra-Life Health and Fitness 1990 - 1994
Police Officer NZ Police 1986 - 1989


Massey University Management 1994 - 1996

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Small Businesses

You Should Know About Me

Key Accomplishments

Stephen Lynch is part of the Executive Team at He is a “Kiwi” (New Zealander) living in San Francisco. He is responsible for researching and developing the strategic planning and business management practices that are incorporated into the management dashboard software.

Stephen is the author of the award-winning book: Business Execution for RESULTS - a practical guide for leaders of small to mid sized firms. His book was judged Winner in the "Management" category of the USA’s 2014 Small Business Book Awards.

He has had articles published in The Economist, and has personally consulted with the leadership teams of hundreds of client firms around the world, and writes a weekly email newsletter that has over 40,000 business leader subscribers around the globe. are a growth firm with offices in the USA and New Zealand, with plans to list on the NZ stock exchange. The methodology they teach clients is the exact same methodology they use to run their own business.

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Nan Palmero, MBA
They're my friends  •  Marketing Manager, Denim Group and Contributing Writer and Power User, BlackBerry Cool.
Stephen's great intentionality and flawless execution are so infrequently seen in this world of big ideas and poor follow through. He's calm ... , sharp and the person you want to have next to you when you have to see your next big idea through.
Mark Narcy
We worked together  •  General Manager Southwest Region, Controlled Contamination Services, LLC. Previously Director of Critical Space, SBM Site Services, LLC.
Stephen has been a great asset and mentor to my team and I since we met. Stephen has a way of tying the "Big Picture" to small tasks to mov ... e the ship forward and build the infrastructure necessary for long term success.
Zane Safrit
We worked together  •  Principal, Zane Safrit, Independent Consultant. Previously Director of Business Development - North Central Region, Human Factors.
Stephen walks his talk. He's organized, self-disciplined, articulate, passionate, constantly learning. He possesses the rare qualities of em ... pathy, compassion and the willingness to listen. His record of success as COO of RESULTSdotcom is impressive. And his success coaching executives is outstanding. But his success and his value as an advisor began long before that, in the early parts of his career where he experienced many of the challenges, and succeeded in overcoming them at every stage.
Andrew Hunt
They're my friends  •  Board Member, EMA | Employers & Manufacturers Association and Managing Director, Kinetics Group.
Insightful, experienced, practical
Peter Steele
We worked together  •  CEO, Jury Ace and Chief Executive Officer, Revenue Automation Inc..
Stephen is an experienced professional who has been there and done that - very strategic but also down to earth practical.
Wally Bock
We worked together  •  Owner/Writer, Business Writer/Ghostwriter and Owner, Three Star Leadership Enterprises.
Stephen and I worked together on his book. During that year-long project I was exposed to all aspects of his business and his fascinating ca ... reer, including the software venture that's not his primary focus. Stephen is an amazing and amazingly competent person with vision and the rigorous discipline necessary to turn that vision in reality. I'd recommend him to anyone looking for a partner to help drive a project to success.
Tim Moore
We worked together  •  Director, Calgary Food and Drug Executives and President, Prairie Division, Concord National.
Stephen first and foremost has a tremendous understanding of business due to his own personal experience before The other abili ... ty that I like so much is his understanding of people; he knows that we all have unique skills we bring to the table and he is able to draw that out of each and every one of us. Personable, a good listener with a discipline rarely seen in others, he takes great pride in seeing companies grow and works hard to teach and coach without overstepping that role. He would be a great advisor to any organization and I strongly recommend him.
Dan Clifford
We worked together  •  Previously Co-Founder and Chief Experience Officer, AnswerLab. Previously Director, Business Development, Vividence Corporation.
We hired Stephen at my company to assist with strategic planning and execution - his guidance was indispensable. Putting the systems he rec ... ommended into place allowed us to sustain multi-year growth that still continues.
Cameron Chell
We worked together  •  Co-founder, SLYCE and Co-founder, UrtheCast.
He is honest, realistic, candid experienced and trustworthy.
Frances Weeks
We worked together  •  Partner, Iridium Risk Services. Previously Sr. Risk Analyst - Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Aon Risk Services.
Stephen has a wealth of experience in coaching management teams to effective and cohesive leadership. He has worked with a wide variety of c ... ompanies and this gives him a very broad view.
Sage Harrison
We worked together  •  Principal, Evolve Capital. Previously Director of National Accounts,
Stephen is a business coach to many successful entrepreneurs and his background of starting a "strategy & execution" software company demon ... strates his ability and aptitude for starting and growing a very successful company, while simultaneously giving him the unique perspective of working with hundreds of sub $50MM companies to help them plan & execute like Fortune 500 companies.
Nate Wolfson
We worked together  •  Small Business Management Consultant, Smooth Ventures and President, Digital Bungalow. Tufts grad.
Stephen coached me for one year and was a fantastic advisor. I learned a ton from him and recommend highly in a strategic and/or operationa ... l role.
Jeremy P. Shepherd
We worked together  •  Member of Dotexe Forum, Entrepreneurs' Organization and CEO,, Inc..
He is a great coach.
Tim Owens
We worked together  •  Principal, Courant Culture, LLC. and Co-Founder, C.N.T., Inc..
Depth of experience professionally and personally reached high levels as an athlete. He got 'it' when it comes leadership and he genuine, ed ... ucated and continues to better his already best self.
Sam Reed
We worked together  •  CEO, AchieveCard and Board Member, AustinIMA. University of Southern California grad.
Stephen is a thoughtful advisor who brings with him a wealth of knowledge of best practices. Stephen has a keen ability to introduce and tr ... ain leadership teams on tools and methods to think through and solve business challenges.
Greg D'Amico
We worked together  •  CEO, Owner, Efficience Software Solutions. Previously Director,
Stephen is very driven and a constant learner. He does everything at the highest levels and his book on business execution is top 2 of any I ... have ever read. He has so much to offer his clients. I am super impressed with him and the work he does.

Peter Steele
We worked together  •  CEO, Jury Ace and Chief Executive Officer, Revenue Automation Inc..
Peter has successfully built a number of software companies himself, and has assisted numerous other high profile brands to achieve better r ... esults with their marketing communications and marketing automation. Peter has an excellent grasp of business strategy and execution and his keen insights will help any firm to grow.

Nate Wolfson
They're my advisor  •  Small Business Management Consultant, Smooth Ventures and President, Digital Bungalow. Tufts grad.
Nate is dynamic, purpose-driven business leader who impresses me with his ability to make sound strategic decisions, honor commitments and g ... et things done. He is very forthright and results-focused, and balances this with the ability to create a great place to work for his team.

Sage Harrison
They're my advisor  •  Principal, Evolve Capital. Previously Director of National Accounts,
Sage is a seasoned equity investor and advisor to fast growth companies. He works hands on with his portfolio companies to help them develo ... p and execute their growth strategies.