Dr. Velasquez helps leaders better understand what their organization defines as a success profile and how others perceive them relative to that profile. By integrating these two components, he can help them achieve positive, sustainable, and measurable results at a personal, interpersonal, and organizational level.
Dr. Velasquez served as an executive for a boutique management consulting company.
In this capacity, he did extensive global work in leadership development, employee engagement and executive coaching across many geographies and industries including the Middle East (Dubai, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain). He has also coached, and consulted in many other countries including, US, Mexico, Brazil, Central America, Spain and Australia among others.
He has a Ph.D., from, Michigan State University, and an MBA, from the Forbes School of Business, Ashford University. He is also an Experiential Facilitator for Interpersonal Dynamics at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business
Born and raised in Guatemala Central America; Luis is a brain tumor survivor and an avid endurance athlete. He has completed over 100 marathons and ultramarathons, some at the 100-mile range and 9 Ironman Triathlons.
He is currently writing a book “Beyond the Fear” which is a blend of auto-biography, research, and how-to guide for overcoming fear, finding strength, undergoing change, finding passion, and building relationships.
He, his wife Rujeko and their children Alexis and Nathan live and play in Redwood City. When not coaching or spending time with his family, you can find him trail running.