BECAUZ Accelerators

A Comprehensive Approach to Change

The BECAUZ Accelerator program utilizes proprietary Processes, Tools and Systems to install transformational change in Leaders, Teams and Organization. This process accelerates change because of our proven processes, dynamic facilitation and an integrated, systemic approach.

How do we maximize our impact as a World Class IT Organization and embrace the challenges presented by global economic and IT events and trends?

Walter PuschnerVP - Worldwide Field ITMicrosoft

How can we create a leadership team to transform our firm?

Mike PongonCOOPoint B

How can we most effectively communicate our Real Estate Repositioning offering to add value for our clients?

Tony StewartVice PresidentMcKinstry

How do we maximize our impact as a World Class IT Organization and embrace the challenges presented by global economic and IT events and trends?

Walter PuschnerVP - Worldwide Field ITMicrosoft

BECAUZ tailors the programs they offer us to closely align to our business needs. Each and every interaction has its own dynamic, and they are able to adjust what they do, live in the moment, to maximize results and value. That kind of adaptability and dynamism is a core skill you don’t often find.

Walter PuschnerVice President, User ExperienceMicrosoft

BECAUZ are savvy social architects who create environments that lead to extraordinary learning and results. With your help, our 80-person extended leadership team has moved from a “command and control” focus to an “inspire and involve” culture, with alignment and ownership embedded into the leadership ecosystem.

Jacky WrightVPMicrosoft SESIT

With BECAUZ we have consistently generated breakthrough results and have been able to align our teams around transformational strategy. We have built an adaptive organization that flourishes in the midst of uncertainty and innovates to create solutions that were unimaginable just a few years ago.

B.J. MooreVice PreidentMicrosoft - Enterprise Commerce IT

How can we engage our entire organization and partners as leaders to realize our vision?

Senior Director of a field readiness group

How do we get our engineering leads and their teams to perform at even higher levels as we grow and scale our business?

Brett HelselSr. VP EngineeringIsilon Systems, Inc.

What would be possible across teams if we collaborated?

Andrew ClaphamSenior DirectorDesign & Construction

How can we drive team performance, build client relationships and generate a better bottom line?

Erika SchmidtPresident & COOFrause

How can we build a global innovation engine without adding people or additional dollars?

Tyson HartmanChief Technology OfficerAvanade

Ian McKelvie

Ian McKelvie

Managing Partner


Ian McKelvie is an internationally recognized expert in accelerating leadership results and transforming top teams. He thrives on challenges and inspiring others to bring their best as he impacts systems culturally, behaviorally and strategically. Blending his perspectives from a diverse life shaped on four continents with an intense entrepreneurial mind, Ian is a catalyst who harnesses leadership development and organizational strategy to drive tangible, measureable results.

As an in-demand organizational leadership coach, Ian works with senior executives across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. He consistently wins praise from his clients for his wealth of experience, ability to bring in outside perspectives, and his uncompromising commitment to leaders achieving their highest aspirations. Ian serves as a senior level trusted partner for firms including Microsoft, Avanade, Point B, McKinstry and Siemens.

A recipient of Inc. Magazine’s prestigious Marketing Masters Award and Cisco’s Growing with Technology Award, Ian spent twenty years leading teams for Fortune 500 Firms including IBM and Xerox and also developed three successful startups.

Ian received a BBA with a concentration in Finance and his MBA equivalent from Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada. He is currently pursuing a Masters in Process Work Psychology.

Outside of BECAUZ, Ian enjoys a number of outdoor activities as a helicopter pilot, white water rafting enthusiast, and mountain biking aficionado. In business and in life, Ian believes that a life well lived is one in which an individual truly makes a difference.

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