ROBIN POU

Robin helps industry leaders to define the strategy and direction they need to develop high-performing teams and grow their organizations. As a chief advisor and strategist, he’s worked with leaders from Fortune 100 executives to entrepreneurs of high-growth companies, and well-known brands, including State Farm, Southwest Airlines, BakerBotts, and cabi.

As a former COO, General Counsel and Board Member, he has completed dozens of M&A transactions, led hundreds of employees across diverse teams and scaled businesses to successful exits. He’s also the founder of three successful start-up companies, including MusicForce.com, which he sold to Gaylord Entertainment.

As a leadership keynote speaker, he’s delivered presentations to brands such as Sothebys, J. Hilburn and CenturyLink to audiences across a number of industries including media, fashion, hospitality, direct sales, legal & accounting, financial services and telecom.

His book, Performance Intelligence at Work, which he wrote with renowned sport psychologist co-author, Julie Bell, brings the principles of sport psychology to the corporate playing field. With his guidance, industry leaders use the principles to shift their thinking, reduce leadership doubt, train 100% confidence and achieve peak performance levels by playing to win.

Beyond the stage and boardroom, he is also committed to his family and can be found coaching little league soccer for his son, basketball for his daughter and getting trounced in chess by his teenage son.