Founder and CEO, Upwardley
Brenda is the Founder and CEO of Upwardley, the new San Francisco based start-up that harnesses the latest science and technology to re-imagine leadership development for the modern enterprise.
Brenda is also the author of the book “The Leadership Workout” and prior to founding Upwardley, Brenda was the CMO of Blurb.com and the SVP, International Head of Marketing for the international auction house Christie’s. Earlier in her career, she honed her business skills as a consultant for Booz Allen & Hamilton and Publicis Consultants and as an Investment Director for two European venture capital firms.
Having worked & lived in the US, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, Brenda has a strong international orientation.
Brenda holds a BA and MA in Economics from the University of Amsterdam and professional coaching training from CTI’s Co-Active Coach® Training Program, The Leadership Practices Inventory® (LPI) Coach program and the Presence-Based Coaching® program.