Mike Forde is one of the world’s leading authorities on elite talent and high performance, having worked in the English Premier League soccer since 1998. He is widely recognised as a leading figure in the EPL, European Soccer and Elite US Team Sport for creating “game-changing” methodologies around management of world-class, multi-cultural talent. His work in pioneering new practices in the elite sports world has become a benchmark for leading teams across the globe.
Mike is the go to expert for some of the great sports leaders from the world of the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL and European Soccer. After a high profile career in English Soccer with Chelsea – where he lead them to their greatest era of success in 100 years. In 2013 Mike branched out to create the leading Consulting and Software company ‘Sportsology based out of London and New York. Mike now has a client list of the ‘who’s who’ of professional sport including recent NFL Super Bowl Champions Philadelphia Eagles and 2017 Executive of the Year Howie Roseman; LA Rams and 2017 Coach of the Year Sean McVay; Five times NBA Champions San Antonio Spurs and 2017 Super Bowl Finalists Atlanta Falcons.
Over the past four years Mike has built a powerhouse business consulting around building High Performance teams and ‘Talent Factories’ for over 30 professional teams across five global sports. Through his extensive work Mike has created a clear methodology around building high performance environments and leading talent that is repeatable and scalable for teams and companies anywhere to take their organisations to the next level.
In addition, Mike is co-author of the inspiring business book ‘Quiet Leadership’ (with over 100,000 sales globally) and a consistent publisher in the Financial Times; MIT Sloan; Harvard Business Review and many other leading business publications.
Mike draws on his elite experience to impart and develop wide-ranging learning, integration, and best practice in high-performance sports and its practical implications and transfer to the world of business.
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