Ian works from our Portland Oregon office and helps introduce Think Shift clients to solutions in leadership, culture, brand, and strategy. He's been helping businesses with strategy and growth for over 20 years. Ian is a goal driven business development professional, driving client's revenue and growth through complex problem solving, and delivering lasting solutions. Ian's focus on agriculture builds on years of successfully serving tech, digital, and software driven organizations ranging from consultancies to F100 corporations. New business client wins have included: Intel, Toyota, Verizon, Honeywell, IKEA, Nike, Bonneville Power Administration, Energy Trust of Oregon, Daimler Trucks North America, WebMD, International Paper, SGI, Disney, The Standard Insurance Company, and Panasonic North America.
Ian has been a member of executive leadership teams, as well as owned and operated businesses. With expertise in collaborative leadership, design-thinking, user experience strategy, financial evaluations, and complex data analytics, Ian's solutions are disciplined and rigorous, yet delivered with deep empathy, a quick wit and a sense of humor that breaks down barriers and expresses a constant refinement of his own vulnerable authenticity. An adaptable and curious entrepreneur, with a growth mindset, Ian's passion for effective leadership and management fuel his voracious and constant reading.
In his personal time, Ian is an avid rock climber, a dad, and a devoted partner to his girlfriend, Lindsey. Lindsey and Ian have 3 kids between them and 2 dogs. They love dancing, cooking, playing outside, and enjoying board and card games.