Miao Kelly Cao

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Miao Kelly Cao

Miao Kelly Cao is an executive coach and a management consultant based in New York. Miao coaches and advises leaders to lead and manage effectively during business transformations as well as during their own career transitions. Read more >

Miao Kelly Cao is an executive coach and a management consultant based in New York. Miao coaches and advises leaders to lead and manage effectively during business transformations as well as during their own career transitions.

Miao leverages over two decades of global and multi-cultural business experience across strategy consulting, investment banking, venture capital/private equity and executive search. She has worked with leaders from Fortune 500 companies, startups and VC/PE backed portfolios, to nonprofit organizations in the US, Europe and Asia. She is respected as a trusted advisor, combining a consulting toolkit, subject matter and industry expertise, a keen understanding of leadership, and her supportive presence.

Miao most recently worked with McKinsey, where she led Financial Services activities for McKinsey Talent Network in North America.  Prior to that she was a partner at Korn Ferry, having successfully placed senior executives, such as CEOs, Country Heads and Regional Leaders, across functional areas in financial services in US, Europe and China.  Prior to Korn Ferry, she ran her own strategy consulting business.  In her early career, she worked at Citi and JPMorgan Chase in the US, at McKinsey in the US and in China, after starting in CVIC, the earliest Chinese VC firm.

Miao earned an MBA from Stanford University, a BA in English Literature from Beijing Foreign Studies University.  Trained in executive coaching at Columbia University, Miao is also a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC) from Co-Active Training Institute, and a Certified Positive Intelligence Coach (CPIC). < Read less

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