Jacobs, M.A.

Steve Jacobs, M.A.

Steve Jacobs has developed a successful track record of results and culture change across a range of corporate situations. Clients trust him to provide quality leadership, coaching, mentoring and implementation strategies that lead to sustainable change.

As a CLG executive coach, consultant, and Senior Partner, Steve works with high-level executives who are ultimately accountable for the speed, return and sustainability of major strategic initiatives across a broad range of challenge areas including:

  • Large-scale strategic change (business model transformation, cultural transformation, merger integration, and new process and technology deployment)
  • Development of international educational and executive coaching programs
  • Aligning leadership teams
  • Deployment road-mapping
  • Next-generation execution capability
  • Enterprise-wide strategic architecture
  • Performance acceleration

Steve specializes in large-scale strategic change initiatives with senior management teams, building companies’ ongoing implementation capabilities, and providing executive coaching with 24/7 availability. He offers experience with coaching boards of directors (BODs) and high-level executives who are board members, as well as with presenting to BODs and coaching executives in presenting to their own boards.

Steve’s corporate roles have encompassed new business startups, divisional turnarounds, merger integration, divestiture, supplier partnerships and enterprise-wide strategic change implementation. He has also been involved in founding and/or leading the growth of three successful professional service firms during his career.

He recently authored a white paper, “Preparing Global Leaders,” that is in use by the CEO Academy of an industry-leading foods corporation, and is currently writing a book, What the Best Will Do, to be published later this year.

Steve earned interdisciplinary and postgraduate degrees from the University of California and Harvard University, where he received his master’s in Social Psychology. He is often an invited speaker at corporate and conference events, as well as for executive programs at major business schools and corporations.

Improved results don’t always follow an improved process alone. You have to take a wider perspective towards change and look at the culture and behaviors required to drive those results, argues Steve Jacobs, Chairman and senior partner at CLG, in this Boardroom Perspectives interview....Full Article »