Shannon Houde has mentored, coached and trained more than 700 professionals over 3000 hours including inspiring teams to reach peak performance, calibrating insights through values-driven assessments, and creating tangible tools to support professional development.
As an ICF certified executive coach and selected member of the Forbes Coaches Council, Shannon is accredited in the Game Changer Index© and leverages NLP and mindfulness when helping clients break through personal barriers. She has been featured in the Huffington Post, the Guardian, Greenbiz, Triple Pundit and CSR Wire and speaks regularly at international conferences including for Hitachi, BSR and Net Impact.
Shannon’s portfolio spans FTSE250s and Fortune 500 companies, combined with 15+ years of working with C-Suite and intrapreneurs at Adobe, GE Capital, Barclays, Deloitte, and WWF, giving her insights across diverse sectors and leadership styles.
She speaks French and Spanish, having lived and worked in the Alps and Patagonia and earned her MBA from Thunderbird in Arizona and Geneva. When not helping shape future impact leaders, Shannon enjoys wrestling with her two boys, practicing yoga under a tree, and riding her road bike along country roads.
International – US and UK
Thunderbird School of Global Management
University of Colorado Boulder
GCologist | Game Changer Index
Executive Coach – ACC ICF
Cemex, BSR, LVMH, SNV, WWF, Deloitte, Hitachi, Tullow Oil, Allianz, First Solar, Utz Certified, ASOS, KPMG
Daily meditation, mindfulness, resilience, snow, mountain air, road cycling, historical biographies, her two boys, diverse cultures
Executive Coaching, Leadership Development, Career Coaching, Communications skills, Cross-functional Team Alignment, Personal Branding, Career Potential and Life’s purpose