Michael Charney is a Principal with Charney Coaching & Consulting LLC and has over 25 years of corporate experience in a variety of industries including financial services, manufacturing, high-technology and customer service.
For much of the last 15 years Mr. Charney has been a Senior Executive in high-technology start-up companies, with operational responsibility for both Professional Services and Software Development groups. Most recently he worked as a Vice-President for the ClearForest division of ThomsonReuteThemesrs where he managed an international software development team and was accountable for the division’s succession management program.
As an expert is small team development, Mr. Charney has created teams that emphasize empowerment, personal accountability, objective-centered behaviors and outcome-based evaluations. He has worked with both small, local groups and teams spread across several continents.
Previously Mr. Charney worked in the Knowledge Management space, and has authored articles and spoken on the topic internationally. His best-practices approach to professional services was anthologized and published in World Congress on Intellectual Capital Readings.
Mr. Charney began his career in Human Resources as a Technical Recruiter. Originally from California, he holds an undergraduate degree from UC Berkeley and a graduate degree from William Paterson University.