Our People

Our Team of Global OKR Consultants

Kevin Baum – Global OKR Coach

Author and consultant Kevin Baum is a 20-year government executive who retired young to pursue his passion – helping organizations large and small get laser-focused on why they exist, for whom, in order to achieve what results, and how to measure them. Since 2003 Kevin has worked with hundreds of organizations across the country as a strategy execution and performance management coach. Kevin is world-renown for his ability to develop results measures for activities that do not lend themselves to easy statistical manipulation, and his signature peer-reviewed article, When an Inspector Calls, was translated into over a dozen languages and circulated around the world. Kevin is a popular motivational speaker and talks regularly on leadership, performance accountability, OKRs and conflict management.

Zack Ross – Global OKR Coach

Zack Ross is a 17 year veteran of the technology industry and is currently a Senior Technical Program Manager for Google in Mountain View, California. In this role, Zack drives engineering teams to align departmental objectives with company strategy. Previously, Zack worked at Amazon where he led initiatives to expand Amazon’s footprint into European marketplaces; in particular protecting users against fraud, abuse, and money laundering.

Paul Niven – Global OKR Coach

Paul Niven is a consultant, author, and noted speaker on the subjects of OKRs, strategy execution, and the Balanced Scorecard. Paul works with clients around the globe, helping them develop and execute their unique strategies. Paul’s clients include: Anheuser-Busch, Panasonic, the United States Navy, World Vision, and many others.  Paul is the author of six highly acclaimed books, which have been translated in over 15 languages around the globe.