David Shechtman is a committed coach who works with CEOs, high-potential leaders, and successful sales professionals on mastering Deep Change. He has an unparalleled ability to cut through the fog of complexity, confusion, and fear.

David’s experience includes two decades of work in training & development, organizational consulting, and executive coaching. His experience includes work in the financial services, high tech, healthcare, automotive, and travel & hospitality industries. Specific clients include Slack, Electronic Arts, Coursera, Collective Health, Northwestern Mutual, ADP, DaVita, Virtuoso, Elementary Robotics, and the Entrepreneurs’ Organization.

David partners with clients as a trusted advisor. This work includes identifying core issues, naming key challenges, and organizing action plans. His expertise comes from decades of studying the art and science of behavior change, including many deep dives with Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey construct.

David’s education includes a Master of Science in Organization Development from Pepperdine University. He also holds a PCC certification from the International Coach Federation. David has taught Organization and Strategy Consulting at the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business and is a regular presenter at the Organization Development Network annual conference. He has presented at TEDxPasadena on the topic of learning from adversity.


David has helped me identify the roadblocks that have stood in the way of my growth, clarify the areas in which my team and I do our best work, and develop a strategy to best attract and serve the clients and markets that highly value what we do. The results have been explosive!
— John Roland, Wealth Management Advisor, Northwestern Mutual
I began working with David just after taking on a new leadership role. He is a deeply intuitive coach and has helped me work through some of the most challenging aspects of my career to date. His support and guidance through my transition have made all the difference for me.
— Nicole Sheikh, Director of CE, Slack