Coaching and Consulting Experience
Nick Harrison-Mendez is a senior business performance consultant and coach. He works with C-Suite executives and senior management, and helps managers ramp up in new team leadership roles. He has significant experience in coaching people tasked with business development and revenue-generation. Along with this, he leverages his international background across global business cultures in his coaching and consulting. His coaching expertise includes a variety of industries including Professional Services, Consulting, IT/Technology, Banking/Finance, Manufacturing/Engineering, and Outsourcing.
Nick utilizes his own selling and management experience to help business leaders advance opportunities and relationships, avoid over-investing in the wrong things, get out of selling quagmires, and vaccinate against pipeline fiction. His roster of clients includes Microsoft, PwC, Accenture, IDA Singapore, United Healthcare, HP, Visa Latin America, Pepsico, Fairmont FRHI, Bupa Europe, Panduit, Banco do Brasil, Oracle, Colorcon, Levi’s, Schneider Electric, Eversheds UK, NTT Data, and Dell, among others.
Business and Career Background
Nick’s international and multicultural business experience provides a unique perspective. Early in his career, he was a Latin America Sales and Marketing Director for a multinational entertainment industry leader. He sold in and led groundbreaking industry trends across the region, increasing revenue on royalties by 24% in highly adverse economic climates.
As a European Vice President of Marketing for a global Fortune 100 consumer products company, Nick excelled in a complex business environment of differing objectives, opinions, cultures, and agendas, and achieving partner buy-in to strategic plans for key initiatives. He leveraged in-depth knowledge of partners’ businesses to drive execution at tactical levels. Later as an entrepreneur, he established a successful sales and marketing consulting firm, managing the firm to profitability in year 1 and increasing profitability by 32% year 2.
Education and Certifications
Nick is inherently international with his personal US, European, and Latin American heritage. He is natively bilingual (English/Spanish), and has a working knowledge of Portuguese and French. He holds a BA (Honors) in Latin American Studies from the University of London, UK, and an MBA from Columbia University, Graduate School of Business, New York.