Des Walsh is an executive leadership coach, social media guide and LinkedIn expert. A former senior government executive, a CEO, communications consultant, industry training specialist and executive coach, Des is passionate about helping business owners and executives fulfil their potential.
Executive Coach, Social Media Strategist, LinkedIn Expert
March 2005 - at Present
State of New South Wales
Des Walsh dot Com provides executive business coaching, LinkedIn expertise, personal branding with social media, and social media strategy, for the small to medium business sector and professional services companies. Founder and CEO Des Walsh has been in business for over 20 years, initially as communications consultant and industry trainer, and as executive leadership coach for the past 12 years. An early adopter in the digital economy and social media, he is a LinkedIn expert and author, having co-authored one of the first books on LinkedIn, the recruiters' guide, LinkedIn for Recruiting. Before establishing his communications consultancy, Des was a senior executive with the Australian and New South Wales Governments, with policy and program management responsibilities in education, cultural development and major event planning.
Social Media Strategist
at S3 Academy
2012 - 2012 (1 year)
Bachelor of Arts (Hons)
at University of Sydney
1968 - 1972 (4 years) State of New South Wales
Co-creation leadership and advanced networking coach
Social Media Strategy
Practical social media strategy, integrated with the company's overall business strategy. Using a proprietary framework that has been used successfully by small business and also by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
Practical LinkedIn guidance and coaching. For details see http://deswalsh.com/linkedin/ Des Walsh is co-author of one of the first books published about using LinkedIn, the best-selling LinkedIn for Recruiting.