THE YSC TEAM
Gerasimos Vlachos is an executive coach, supporting leaders to adapt and thrive in moments of adversity. He works with executives across industries to achieve their commercial objectives, create the right culture, and drive individual behavioral change. He has extensive experience in leadership development, team effectiveness and DEI. Additionally, he is the Global Head of Research and Solutions for C-Suite Coaching Services, leveraging the latest-and-greatest research in his coaching.
As a coach, Gerasimos works with leaders to build healthy self-reliance and find harmony in their working relationships. He creates a safe yet challenging environment to facilitate problem-solving and take action. He ties leadership insights to commercial realities, helping his clients produce actionable development to further their career aspirations. His approach is informed by organizational psychology, mindfulness meditation, and his prior life working in M&A.
As a leader himself, Gerasimos helped to build and scale YSC’s dedicated Private Equity practice, partnering with PE companies to drive portfolio company performance through talent acceleration and leadership strategy advisory. Prior to joining YSC, he worked in M&A management consulting where he advised on integrations and divestitures, as well as regulatory, strategic, and transformation initiatives. He has previous work experience in the financial services and marketing / media industries.
Gerasimos has completed the Coach Training Program by the Co-Active Training Institute and is certified in the Hogan Assessments. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from New York University. In his spare time, he facilitates mindfulness meditation workshops across the US and Europe. He loves hiking, art, food and music and believes in embracing the juiciness of life – largely influenced by his Greek heritage.
“I had the privilege to work with Gerasimos during my transition into a new leadership role at an international Fortune company. The results were greatly insightful as they identified strengths that I have and need to nurture, as well as areas of development to expand my leadership skills. I highly recommend it for those who want to take their executive career to the next level.” Chief Data Officer; Fortune 100
“Working with Gerasimos was a deeply insightful process – taking time to reflect and push against what I perceive of myself was a rich learning experience. This helped my shape the way in which I approach business problems and interpersonal relationships, resulting in a succinct, actionable plan that Gerasimos and I built. Happy to report that my scope was increased and that I joined the Management Team!” Global VP Marketing; Fortune 100
“Just accepted an incredible role at an exciting time! Very excited and reflecting on our journey together. Thank you for your support and teaching me even more about myself.”
Chief Communications Officer; Fortune 100