Jim Lilkendey is an executive coach, consultant, and trainer dedicated to strengthening his clients’ innate ability to overcome difficult challenges through a combination of understanding, compassion, and support to focus on the things that really matter to them.
Jim’s 20 years of experience span a multitude of industries, including technology, defense, and health care. He has supported organizations ranging from start-ups to Fortune 100 companies, including Prioria Robotics, RaceTrac Petroleum, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, and McKesson.
Before joining Proteus, Jim held positions ranging from front-line customer service to senior management, and advisory roles from management consultant to executive coach. Jim’s breadth and depth of experience, coupled with a collaborative and inclusive style of engagement, allow him to relate well to a wide variety of people and support them in realizing their full potential and achieving their goals. His clients have come to appreciate and rely on his empathic, but practical approach to leadership development, problem solving, and continuous improvement.
Jim earned a B.S. in computer engineering and an M.S. in computer science specializing in machine learning, both from the University of South Florida. He’s also a Perth Leadership Consultant, a Certified ScrumMaster, and a University of Florida Startup Quest Master Facilitator.