His extensive knowledge has also contributed to several publications, including his co-authorship of "Agile Strategy Execution: Revolutionizing the How!" available on Amazon.
PLEASANTON, CA, September 18, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Alan Leeds has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
With a rich background in professional speaking, strategy execution, and the art of magic, Mr. Leeds currently holds the esteemed position of Founder and President of Y-Change, Inc. His unique approach and expertise have made him a sought-after international speaker for businesses, organizations, and educational institutions, where he shares insights on creating magical moments through his programs such as: "Purpose-driven Leadership" and "Adding MAGIC to Your Life".
At the core of his professional journey is Y-Change, Inc.'s flagship software product, Agile Strategy Manager, which aids companies in the effective execution of their business strategies. Prior to this role, Mr. Leeds served as the President of both Leemak, Inc. and Western Learning Systems, providing consulting and training services to Fortune 500 companies. His extensive knowledge has also contributed to several publications, including his co-authorship of "Agile Strategy Execution: Revolutionizing the How!" available on Amazon.
Beyond his professional accomplishments, Mr. Leeds has dedicated his time and expertise to various boards and associations. He served on the Board of Directors for the International Association for Strategic Planning (IASP) and is currently a member of the Board for the Society of American Magicians (SAM), Silicon Valley chapter. His commitment extends to community engagement through presentations on strategy, purpose and leadership through not-for-profit associations like the IASP and Conscious Capitalism. These presentations have reached global audiences, with events held in the United States as well as international keynote presentations and seminars in countries such as Zimbabwe, Singapore, and India. Furthermore, Mr. Leeds shares his passion for performing magic with Fortune 500 businesses and organizations worldwide, solidifying his reputation as an award-winning magician and a member of the Academy of Magical Arts (Magic Castle).
Mr. Leeds's extensive expertise is backed by a strong academic foundation. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Syracuse University in 1974 and a Master of Arts in Psychology from the State University of New York in 1976. His commitment to professional development led him to become certified as a strategic management professional (SMP) through the International Association for Strategy Professionals.
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