Michael Melcher, Founder

Michael Urtuzuástegui Melcher

New York

Coaching Topics

C-Suite leadership, emotional intelligence, managing up (boards, investors, CEOs), strategic thinking, network development, business development, building cultures, first-gen superstars, long-term career vision, complicated situations

Recent Clients

Lead, AmLaw 100 Partner Leadership Program
CTO, public tech company
Sr Partner, private equity
CEO, venture-backed Series A company
CEO, alternate energy
CEO, industrial services
Managing Partner, AmLaw 100
CFO, philanthropy
Practice group partner offsite, AmLaw 100

What Clients Say

Provocative, smart, global perspective.
“I think better when I talk to you”

Prior Professional Roles

Attorney, Davis Polk & Wardwell
FSO, U.S. State Department
In-house, D.E. Shaw
Founder, tech start-up


Harvard BA, Stanford JD/MBA

Core Coaching Certification

Hudson Institute of Coaching

Professional And Personal Nuggets

Raised by a single mom. Father of identical twin sons. Speaks Spanish and Chinese. Author, "Your Invisible Network" (Matt Holt Books, 2023) and "The Creative Lawyer" (ABA Books 2014)

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