How I'm different
Strategy is hard.
I enjoy strategy because I enjoy solving complex problems with engaged teams.
Strategy is not a quick fix. It’s a commitment to superior performance and an investment in making the right choices to serve your community.
Accessible and personable
Thorough and usable outcomes
Balance vision and action
Design for execution
Culture and strategy
How I help organizations build cultures of innovation
I serve on a fractional basis to integrate strategy into your org.
I stabilize your organization while you search for your next senior leader.
I position your organization for growth by building best in class strategy.
Organizations I've helped
James Young designs and builds cultures of innovation by uniting diverse communities around exciting ideas. He specializes in product strategy, learning communities, story branding, and transformative growth for associations and nonprofits.
He served as Senior VP and Chief Learning at the American College of Chest Physicians and Chief Learning Officer at the Society of College and University Planning. He also served as Chief of Staff at Lehigh University, founding Chief Information Officer at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, and worked in learning communities for ten years at George Mason University. He earned degrees from George Mason University, the University of Michigan, and Michigan State University.