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David Yudis

President

Potential Selves Founder & President is David Yudis, a facilitator who masterfully moves high potential leaders into outcomes that exceed every expectation. His devotion is relentless and his standard is to develop executives that define the category they work in. Through practice, accumulated knowledge and drive, he breaks down any barrier to success.

DAVID SPECIALIZES IN LEADERSHIP AND TALENT DEVELOPMENT

Potential Selves Founder & President is David Yudis, a facilitator who masterfully moves high potential leaders into outcomes that exceed every expectation. His devotion is relentless and his standard is to develop executives that define the category they work in. Through practice, accumulated knowledge and drive, he breaks down any barrier to success.

He has a depth of experience working closely with global, senior executives to build their skills in leading others to compete during challenging times.  He is nimble identifying areas of individual, team and organizational need while leveraging existing strengths to achieve desired outcomes.   He is expert in working with leaders in the areas of organization dynamics, interpersonal communication and executive branding to bring about change . He is also a master facilitator in designing process and delivering programs in strategy, culture alignment and succession planning.

David’s executive development is grounded in his experience as a senior human resources executive and management consultant in a variety of organizations and settings.  He has worked extensively as a global advisor to senior management of highly competitive organizations that range from small cap to large multinational corporations comprised of thousands of employees.

“Knowledge” is power when a person understands their ability to impact others.  David Yudis builds others knowledge.  He is relentless in this pursuit because he believes that all of us must be responsible to create the lives that we seek.

TALENT MANAGEMENT BACKGROUND

David’s background in matrix management models working across global and virtual teams has provided a foundation for understanding diverse perspectives when designing solutions to enterprise wide challenges in people, strategy and systems implementation.  He is able to quickly assess development needs and advise clients on how to bridge the gaps that inhibit the potential for growth.

Representative assignments include:

  • CEO, $1B Luxury Retail Organization
  • President, Fortune 100 Defense Organization
  • SVP/GM, China, Fortune 100 Consumer Products Organization
  • Chief Technology Officer, Fortune 200 Technology Organization
  • CFO, Fortune 200 Internet/Media Organization

BUSINESS EXPERIENCE

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David has led global teams and advised senior executives throughout his career in talent management.

During more than decade with The Walt Disney Company, David held a variety of executive positions with increasing responsibilities across several global, operating segments. These positions included a range of specialist and subject matter expertise roles focused on the growth of businesses via innovation, global immersion and the use of technology on multiple platforms.  David led the talent development initiatives that included high potential selection and succession for the organization’s Top 200 leaders.

David’s consulting services have provided links between employee engagement and business performance.  He has also held executive leadership roles with a global 3PL leader, private equity owned retail services organization with more than 50,000 employees, management consulting and executive search firms.

David Yudis President - Potential Selves

David Yudis – Founder, President
Psy.D, MBA, MS Ed.

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