Dave Bailey is one of Europe’s top CEO coaches, having worked with over 100 leading scale-up CEOs across the US, Europe, Middle East, Asia, Australasia and Latin America.
Previously, Dave co-founded Delivery Hero and two other venture-backed companies. He studied at Stanford Graduate School of Business and Oxford University, and his writing has been featured in many of the world's top business publications.Learn about coaching
Raised from Tiny
The role of CEO is a complicated one, and can often be a lonely one. Through the roller coaster ride of wins and challenges of running a startup, having the listening ear and wise advice of a seasoned executive coach like Dave helps to clear the fog, squelch the fear, and correct the ship. I'm grateful for the guidance Dave has provided along my journey, often when I've needed it the most. He earns my highest regards and recommendation.
CEO, Second Nature
Raised $18M from Berengea, Connect Ventures
Working with someone who is both so knowledgeable on being a CEO and also so empathetic to the strife of building companies is completely game changing for me. My two hours with Dave are the most valuable part of my week. I come out of our sessions invariably energised, with a fresh understanding and clarity on the problems that I brought to the session. I cannot recommend Dave enough.
Raised $32M from Lakestar, Latitude, Stride
Dave is a truly tremendous coach who really helped me through the numerous ups and downs that come with being a Founder who wants to scale. I highly recommend him for his breadth of knowledge and experience and his ability to dig into even the most unfamiliar problems.
CEO, Grey Parrot
Raised $5M from SpeedInvest, Force Over Mass
Being a founder is learning by doing but without reflection there is little to learn. You can learn a lot through reading, listening, etc. but nothing has the impact of reflecting about great questions that are tailored to our everyday challenges. David is exceptionally good at asking pinpointed questions that help you to move forward and grow the company.
Introducing The Founder Coach Podcast
What does it take to lead a scaling tech company in 2021? Scale-up CEOs share practical insights on leadership, management and the founder experience.Listen to the podcast
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