In a career that has spanned four decades, there is little that Mike Harden has not seen. As an entrepreneur, executive, teacher, mentor, and coach, he has honed his skills and developed an exceptional depth and breadth of knowledge. His experience and insight has made him a sought-after coach and advisor for those charged with guiding their organizations in complex times. With nearly 14,000 hours of coaching CEOs and other C-level executives — Mike is committed to helping good executives become great leaders.
The CEO of Clarity Group, offering top-level executive coaching to CEOs, COOs, Presidents, and business owners.
A seasoned international executive who has worked for companies including Bank of America, CitiCorp, Sterling Software, BancTec, and Fiserv. With over 42 years of experience, he has spent 24 years at the CEO/COO level.
The former President of a division of a Fortune 500 company, where Mike started with one employee and no revenue, and grew the division to over 1000 people with revenues of $50-$60 million within 14 months.
A successful entrepreneur who tackled emerging technology with his ventures, Mike started several new companies in various sectors.
A business expert - Mike testified before numerous Congressional committees on emerging technology.
A trusted advisor to business and government leaders from around the world.
A trusted source on industry events for news organizations including The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and CNN.
A respected lecturer and professor. Mike lectured at George Washington University; held the position of Professor at Strayer University; and was an Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland.
A former Army Ranger and second-degree black belt in Ju Jitsu, Mike teaches executive security and travel safety through his other company, Executive Security Escape & Evasion.
Read Mike's story "Good to Great" in Profiles in Success.
Mike Harden provides each client with a customized coaching experience guided by decades as a CEO. With empathy and compassion, he helps executives break through the plateau of good and climb to greatness.