About Rob Berkley
A Master Certified Coach who has helped thousands of entrepreneurs, executives, couples and corporate teams articulate their mission and strategic direction, Rob Berkley has a proven talent for facilitating personal and professional breakthroughs.
One coaching client describes Rob as a cross between Yoda, Gandhi and Perry Mason, bringing wisdom, clarity, kindness and a touch of “The Force” to his work. Others express surprise and gratitude that just one day with Rob can be so transformational.
Before founding the executive coaching company GroupMV in 2000, he served as a CEO, CIO and board director for several well-known private and public companies in the technology, banking and publishing industries, including Banker’s Trust, Simon & Schuster and Pearson.
Rob’s client list ranges from leading management consultancies, The Harvard Business School, McGraw-Hill, The TB Alliance (a Gates Foundation organization) to multiple Inc. 500/5000 organizations and a Who’s Who of top information marketers and tech entrepreneurs.
He earned a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and pursued advanced education at Harvard, Stanford and INSEAD in France. His Master Certified Coach credential from the International Coach Federation puts him in the highest rank of coaches in the world.
Trained in several Asian healing arts, Rob has integrated these specialties into his work.
He co-developed and has been conducting Vision Days since 1998 in partnership with his wife, Debbie Phillips, founder of Women On Fire®, on Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, and Naples, Florida.