Steve is an executive coach for The Leets Consortium, based in Irvine, California, specializing in high level IT consulting and executive coaching, working with CIO’s and their organizations. Steve Heckler advises clients from on key management issues including Strategic Planning, Organization Design, Team Building and Communications, Management and Leadership Training, Change Management and Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity.
Steve brings 35+ years of high technology experience to his consulting practice including 16 years as a CIO. Steve received an award from IBM for Outstanding People Management.
Steve is a strong leader who understands the relationship between I.T. and the business and is extremely effective in working with senior management in improving this relationship. He is skilled in leading, mentoring and improving effectiveness in large to small sized companies across multiple industries on a global scale as required. Included in his client list are DIRECTV, St. Jude Medical, The Getty, AARP, and many others.
Steve is currently the President of PCMA Los Angeles (Professional Coaches and Mentors Association). Steve is also a board member of the Southern California Society for Information Management (SCSIM) where he has served on 8 boards over 19 years, including the role of chairman. Steve has also been associated with the Westside Center for Independent Living (WCIL) where he served as a board member and chairman for 3 years on their Computer Training Project and was recognized by WCIL as the Businessman of the Year.
Steve holds a BSEE from City College of New York and an MSOR (Operations Research) and an MBA in Marketing from New York University