“All ambitious undertakings start with and depend on people. What I treasure most about my work is that I have the opportunity to help people realize their potential and turn that potential into a force for positive action.”
Michael Glazer is a leadership coach, organizational development consultant and corporate trainer whose client work spans 15 countries across four continents. He speaks English and Japanese and has worked with leaders at companies including Johnson & Johnson, Bayer, and many publicly listed Japanese companies. Michael has also guest lectured at Kyoto University and at the United States Air Force Academy.
His coaching focuses on working with next-generation senior leaders in Japan and Asia-Pacific. He has led leadership and coaching skills workshops for thousands of Fortune 500 professionals in the healthcare, IT, manufacturing, luxury brand, automotive, financial services, CPG and trading industries.
Before becoming a leadership coach and consultant, Michael served as commercial and global functional head at leading firms including Morgan Stanley, public relations firm Burson-Marsteller (now BCW) and Dell.
Michael earned a BA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, an MA from the University of Colorado and an external coaching certificate from the Teachers College Columbia University (C3P). He is also an ACE Coach Accelerator Enhanced Practitioner, holds Saville Consulting and Lumina Practitioner accreditations, and is a Ken Blanchard Companies certified trainer in SLII and Leading People Through Change, and an active member of the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan.