Jeff Kays is a managing partner at Nablis LLC. As a 25-year veteran of the telecommunications and information technology industries, Jeff has helped start-up and early stage growth companies consistently exceed their revenue, productivity, profitability, and valuation objectives. He is able to leverage his experience as an executive coach, senior executive and entrepreneur in order to collaborate with business leaders in identifying and effectively addressing the objectives, opportunities and obstacles critical to achieving enduring success.
In addition to a focus on leadership development, Jeff often works with clients in assessing and improving specific areas of business impact including sales performance, strategic and international business development, profit and loss management, talent acquisition, growth strategies, channel development, strategic alliances, competitive analysis and strategic planning.
Clients include founders, CEOs and senior executives in the advertising, aerospace, communications, digital media, e-commerce, education, financial services, healthcare, industrial design, information technology, marketing, management consulting, manufacturing & distribution, non-profit, real estate development, retail, software and training & development industries.
Jeff’s prior leadership positions include Vice President, Sales & Marketing for Texas Institute; Vice President, Business Development for AltiGen Communications, Inc.; Vice President, Sales for Alliance Systems, Inc., and additional leadership roles with National Health Enhancement Systems and VS3 Systems.
Jeff holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Texas and a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of Missouri. He is a graduate of the Executive Coaching Program at the University of Texas, a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) with the International Coach Federation (ICF) and a Marshall Goldsmith Certified Stakeholder Centered Coach.
It’s common to attribute great leadership to intelligent, insightful, inspirational or innovative individuals. While these are undeniably great qualities, fundamentally leadership is demonstrated through behaviors.