|Michael Beck is an executive coach, business strategist, public speaker, and author. He works with executives to improve their leadership effectiveness, broaden their strategic thinking, and create a stronger executive presence. Michael has held a variety of top executive positions in his career across a broad range of industries. He also spent several years overseas as a Business Advisor to a member of the Royal Family of Saudi Arabia. His credentials include an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School of Business along with degrees in Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.
He is a regular contributor to a variety of national and international publications and blogs, including his own, “Eliciting Excellence“. He has a black belt in self-defense, ranked 118th in the world in a rowing competition, and is a competitive dart player. Michael lives in Portland, OR, where he enjoys hiking, camping and his other passion – cooking.