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Avi Shai

Executive Coach & Consultant | Senior Engineering Leader at Avi Coaching & Consulting | ex-Google | ex-VMware

Ex-Google, VMware Leader: Expert Coach for High Performance Teams & Individuals.

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Avi Shai is an executive, leadership and organizational coach and consultant that brings a successful track record of over three decades with companies such as Google, VMware, NICE and as a co-founder and engineering leader of smaller startup teams. He brings a unique depth of experience coupled with a passion for mentoring and coaching that supports individuals and organizations/teams in their journey of becoming high performing and user-focused. Avi navigated his teams through some of tech history’s pivotal moments. Tough times like the 1999 Internet bubble burst and the 2008 recession; Times of change such as the transition to work from home due to the pandemic, and times of great evolutionary changes such as the move to the cloud or the adoption of virtualization technologies have this in common: Unless you mastered the multiple aspects of leadership, execution and compassion effectively, you and your team are in trouble. For teams and organizations, Avi’s strength is in supporting leaders' development and bringing clarity to goals to improve execution and increase productivity, velocity and customer satisfaction. For individuals, Avi is combining his leader, mentor, supporter and coach hats with a deep commitment to the success and well being of every person. He enables individuals to better understand their core values, what motivates them and how to be happy and successful. Avi was a senior engineering director with Google Search, Google Cloud and VMware. He holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Technion, an MBA from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management, and is a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC) and Professional Certified Coach (PCC). Avi was born in Israel and has been living in California for almost 20 years. Married with two sons that combine the love of music with computer science, Avi enjoys diving in the big blue sea and listening to classical music


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