Brad Shorkend is a behavioral specialist, an agitator & thought provoker… he works with business leaders around the world helping them to be constantly innovation ready and to create exceptional employee experiences that translate into meaningful innovation, constant relevance, and significant revenue.
He walks his talk as a leader, entrepreneur and innovator and is currently an active shareholder in businesses across numerous sectors (technology, real estate, fashion, learning consultancy… to name a few).
Brad’s professional career kicked off with him founding and building his own architectural practice and specializing in architecture for business for 15 years. It was during this time that he discovered his love for entrepreneurship, leadership, people development and the “thinking” space and successfully diversified into more than 20 exciting business ventures in multiple sectors.
Since 2006 Brad has been coaching, mentoring, speaking and facilitating across a wide range of industries and industry sectors working primarily with CEO, MD, Exco, and leadership at all levels of organization, high potential individuals, teams and entrepreneurs.
His clients are a dynamic array of many of the leading blue chip organisations in South Africa & globally, in addition to exciting early-stage start-ups and high impact scale-ups.
NEUROZONE CERTIFIED COACH (brain body optimization) - Neurozone
NBI BRAIN PREFERENCE PRACTITIONER – NBI, Dr. Kobus Neethling
MULTIPLIERS MASTER FACILITATOR – The Wiseman Group, Dubai
DESIGN THINKER FACILITATOR ACCREDITATION – Experience Point, Dubai
WORLDWIDE ASSOCIATION OF BUSINESS COACHES (Verifiable continuing prof dev - Working with Complexity in Business Coaching)
RELIABLE MUSIC WAREHOUSE - CARLTON CENTRE (Retail Outlet, Founding Partner 2004 - 2011 [sold] )
In his free time Brad loves to travel and climb big mountains… he has summited three of the seven summits (the tallest mountain on each continent) and has also expeditioned to Everest Base Camp in Nepal.