Linkage Affiliate Consultant, Executive Coach, Inclusion Product Advisory Board Member
Harland Chun is a Linkage Affiliate Consultant and Executive Coach, and a member of Linkage’s Inclusion Product Advisory Board, which brings together expert leadership consultants in the inclusion space to serve as a critical resource in the development of Linkage’s Creating Cultures of Inclusion solution and inclusion product offerings. His recent work includes helping senior leaders effectively onboard a global organization during COVID-19 remote work; coaching to develop a CEO’s authentic communication and engagement skills with a board of directors; supporting an executive team to develop trust communication and a collaboration culture through the use of 360° feedback; and coaching a scientific director of a major research institute to articulate his purpose and strategic vision in order to inspire support of his organization. Prior to working in leadership development, Harland has had over 30 years of general management experience leading multinational organizations in Asia and Latin America with profit & loss responsibilities.
Background & Experience:
Harland is able to relate to his coachees in context. He works with his coachees to heighten their self-awareness and personal brand communication. Through the use of various diagnostic tools, he works with coachees to understand their own leadership strengths, biases and development opportunities. The ultimate goal is to help them accelerate their personal growth and leadership development in order to take on expanded responsibilities. Harland offers his coachees a unique and different perspective because of his global commercial leadership background. They appreciate this vantage point and proven ability to translate leadership into various multicultural contexts.
He started his multinational career in the US and has served in a variety of general management positions through international assignments including Business Head of Hasbro Asia Pacific; Business Head of Reebok for Latin America, China, and Japan; and Business Head for Foster Grant International Division and Canada.
Education & Training:
Harland is a graduate of Williams College and Phillips Academy at Andover, Massachusetts. He is a Linkage-certified executive coach and facilitator, a practitioner of MBTI™ Step I and II by CPP, and a practitioner of Linkage’s Purposeful Leadership® 360° Assessment.
He and his wife, Florence, have two daughters and reside in Oakland, California.
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