Alan’s mission is to help successful people succeed more, increasing long term impact and joy for themselves, their teams and their organizations.

Alan Gellman

Alan is a former Chief Marketing Officer and General Manager who now helps successful executives develop in ways that help them drive stronger results, build stronger teams and achieve greater joy. 

 

He brings the informed perspective of having been a senior operating executive before becoming a coach. 

 

As the Chief Marketing Officer of Esurance, Alan was named by Business Insider as one of “The 50 Most Innovative CMOs in the World.” 

 

He has held executive positions in companies ranging in size from Fortune 100 to startup, across industries including Financial Services, Health Care and Consumer Packaged Goods.

Approach

Alan's approach recognizes the realities of the corporate world while bringing humanity to the issues his clients face. He helps them develop through authentic and comprehensive conversations, and a pragmatic examination of behaviors and outcomes which include development of new skills and competencies.  His clients appreciate his ability to quickly grasp their situation, his clarity, pragmatism, results orientation, and sense of humor.

 

He brings the informed perspective of having been a senior operating executive before becoming a coach. 

 

As the Chief Marketing Officer of Esurance, Alan was named by Business Insider as one of “The 50 Most Innovative CMOs in the World.” 

 

He has held executive positions in companies ranging in size from Fortune 100 to startup, across industries including Financial Services, Health Care and Consumer Packaged Goods.

Practice Areas

Executive Coaching 
(1 on 1)

Team Coaching

Enneagram Training

He supports leaders and teams both via video and in person, in the following ways:

•  Executive Coaching
•  Leadership Development
•  Team Coaching, Development & Facilitation 
•  Conflict Resolution & Team Intervention
•  High-Potential Executive Development

•  Executive Leadership Presence
•  Interpersonal Communication & Influence
•  Change Management
•  Purpose Development

•  Career Transition

Alan's clients appreciate his ability to quickly grasp their situation, his clarity, pragmatism, results orientation and sense of humor. 

They work in 

•  financial services
•  environmental
•  health care

•  communications
•  consumer packaged goods and 
•  nonprofit organizations

Their companies range in size from Fortune 50 to startups and they work in functions including C-Suite, finance, marketing & advertising, analytics and operations.

Photo by Aron Gellman

 

Recent
Assignments

•    CEO and executive team at an environmental organization
•    Global Brand Lead of a major pharmaceutical company
•    Team Coaching for a Global Council of a major pharmaceutical company
•    Head of Communications and Media at an industry leading advertising agency
•    Vice President of Data Science at a Fortune 100 financial institution
•    CMO at a well-funded Fintech company
•    President of a publishing and events company 
•    Former SVP of Digital Marketing for a Fortune 50 financial institution
•    Newly promoted Head of Operations of a health care technology company
•    Executive Director of a nonprofit
•    Pulitzer Prize winning investigative reporter and best selling author

Results

Clients come to Convivo Leadership with a broad range of challenges and goals. A few examples:

 

Build better relationship and influence with the CEO
“Alan has helped me build an effective relationship with my CEO - one grounded in direct feedback and frequent communication. He coached me to set boundaries while focusing on top priorities and negotiating what success looks like. Additionally, by empowering me to have this relationship he has helped me achieve outcomes and build stronger connections with not only my CEO but my peers as well.”

 

Develop trust and role clarity in the C-Suite 
"Alan, It was extremely productive and gratifying, thanks to your great skills and leadership. You’ve equipped us with new insights and a new toolkit that we’ll be utilizing for the rest of our careers. This has been an extraordinarily valuable contribution to the future success of our company."

 

Career transition
“Working with Alan has yielded exceptional outcomes for me. He applies a truly unique and impactful approach in his coaching, examining all key aspects that you feel are important in life and applying that lens to professional and career goals, mapping to the desired outcomes with specific and measurable learning and coaching techniques. Executive coaching with Alan has proved to be one of the most powerful tools I have used to accelerate my career.”

 

Expand leadership capacity after a promotion 
(From the client) “Thank you, Alan. I am proud that today I am a better, truer version of myself than I was when we started."
(From her boss, the CEO) "I've seen a huge difference. It's been positive for us as an agency, not just for her. I'm thrilled!"

 

Develop skills needed for first C-Suite role
“As a first time CMO, working with Alan has guided and enlightened me to the concept that as a CMO you are not only an executive that runs Marketing but a key member of the executive team across multiple disciplines and that you need to learn and develop skills and disciplines to model leadership, influence and alignment with key stakeholders across your organization. Thanks to our work together, I have greater impact on our company and stronger relationships with my CEO and peers.”

 

“Alan helped me improve
cross-company collaboration.”

“Alan challenged me to accomplish things I didn’t know I could.”

“Alan has a gift for providing feedback in a way that will be truly heard by its recipient. He has helped me become a more self-aware leader, enabling me to build more effective relationships with colleagues.”

He is able to connect the dots at a human level and is adept at enrolling and bringing people along.”

Get in touch

415.250.1228    /   Alan@ConvivoLeadership.com

 

Alan Gellman | 415.250.1228 | Alan@ConvivoLeadership.com

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