Mike Hawkins is award-winning author of Activating Your Ambition: A Guide to Coaching the Best Out of Yourself and Others, and president of Alpine Link Corporation. Mike speaks, consults, trains, and coaches organizations and individuals to higher levels of performance. He is a respected thought leader in self-improvement, leadership, consultative selling, and business management.
Prior to Alpine Link, Mike had the distinction of having direct hands-on experience throughout all the primary activities in the enterprise value chain. He excelled as an engineer in product development with Halliburton. He was a successful salesman and marketing executive with IBM. He worked as global general manager for Scient, a fast growing e-Business Systems Innovator, and held the position of executive vice-president for LogicaCMG, a global consulting and IT solution provider. He has worked in multiple industries including management consulting, information technology, financial services, manufacturing, construction, telecommunications, utilities, and energy.
Throughout Mike’s industry and consulting career he has excelled in overcoming challenging issues that prevent organizations and individuals from reaching their peak potential. In his experience in leading cross-functional reengineering efforts and turning around under-performing businesses, he has uncovered recurring root cause issues that limit performance. As a result, Mike has refined several frameworks including The SCOPE of Leadership™, Peak Potential Selling™, and Activating Your Ambition™.
Mike has a reputation for consistently overcoming complex issues that prevent reaching peak performance. He specializes in developing great leaders, producing high-performing sales people, and moving strategies from planning to execution.
Mike has a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering and participated in advanced business studies at Harvard Business School.