Dr. Brad Cousins designs breakthrough strategy and coaches transformational change! As an action oriented and internationally experienced transformational executive, Brad has more than 25 years’ global experience in private equity and venture capital where he served in a variety of C-level operating positions focused on distressed acquisitions and turnarounds. Dr. Cousins was responsible for four investments in China including two Greenfield startups and two turnarounds. Highlights included obtaining the only license ever issued by China to make a deadly weapon in China and being awarded a top ten automotive brands in China at a nationwide ceremony at the presidential guest house in Beijing. Most recently, Brad worked for a $8 billion dollar multinational energy infrastructure company as Vice President of Strategy, Business Development and Transformation where he lead projects in France, Greece, Australia, and Canada.
Dr Cousins has established himself as not only a sound operating executive but also a thought leader in strategy and transformation across cultures. Brad has been a guest speaker or lecturer in China, Hong Kong, Paris, Brussels, Greece, London and has published several articles in strategy, business models, transformation, innovation, and people analytics. Brad has been a consultant for some of the largest consulting firms in the country including McKinsey, Bain, Boston Consulting, and LEK as well as a variety of fortune 500, global 2000 companies, and private equity venture capital companies. Brad has his PHD in International Business Administration, Masters in Business Administration, and Bachelors in Design.
Currently, Dr. Cousins works with more than 60 CEO’s and boards in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi on strategy, change, leadership and people development. Brad is the CEO of Ingage Human Capital Strategies, Brad Cousins & Company and is a Vistage CEO Board Chair.