Our Clients Learn to Lead Better So They Can Grow Faster
Velocity brings top tier executive coaching to entrepreneurs and innovators. Our goal is to build lasting companies that impact the world in positive ways. We use research-backed methodologies to drive bottom line results for founders and their teams. Velocity coaches have worked with over 2,000 CEOs and executives at some of the most successful companies in history and at some of most promising start-ups of today.
The Velocity Difference
Velocity is a different kind of coaching firm:
Velocity coaches all have start-up and/or VC experience
Our research gives us data on what drives success
We measure success in bottomline business outcomes
We are the only coaching firm to partner with top institutions to perform original research with other entrepreneurs that helps us deliver maximum results for our clients.
Velocity was built by experienced entrepreneurs, operators, and investors. We approach our work from experience, not just expertise, and it shows in our results.
We track very specific results metrics to ensure our coaching relationships deliver tangible bottom-line business outcomes for our clients and their companies.
You built a product.
Now, build a company.
Velocity Coaches are the best in the industry. We have worked closely with our coaches for many years and know what value they can bring to clients. Every coach has a "sweet spot" of expertise and so we do our best to match the client's needs with the strengths of the Velocity coach.
John Baird, PhD
John is considered to be one of the premier coaches in Silicon Valley, having coached executives from companies like Apple, Nike and Twitter, as well as new venture founders from companies including DoorDash, Flexport and Townsquared.
Marissa’s founder and executive coaching practice has thrived due to her extraordinary focus on delivering excellence and accelerated business value to clients. Her diagnostic insights, range and depth of coaching approaches, practical first-hand leadership experience, and working to the full context of the business are differentiating characteristics. Marissa has coached executives at Apple, Google, Twitter, Microsoft, EBay and Stanford Hospital.
Susan's engagements with leaders at both large firms and startups benefit from her background in behavioral psychology and practical business acumen. Susan leverages years of executive experience helping grow SNL Financial, a SAAS data platform, into a thriving multi-national.
Joan has over 20 years of human resources and coaching experience at companies including Apple, Disney, Genentech, Salesforce, and Williams-Sonoma. She provides coaching to founders and executives seeking to play a more impactful role in their businesses.
Gilly has coached across cultures, countries and industries since 2005, supporting clients in developing more emotionally intelligent leadership and a more balanced life. Her clients include C-suite executives at Air France, Coca-Cola, Disney, Hilton Hotels, LEGO, SalesForce, and Unilever.
Edward Sullivan, CEO
Edward's 20-year career has taken him around the globe coaching and advising start-up founders, Fortune 500 executives, and heads of state of foreign nations. His client list includes executives from AirTable, Bombas, CRV, Clover Health, Google, MasterClass, Salesforce, Slack, and others.