About Sockwell Performance Advisors

Sockwell Performance Advisors is an enterprise performance consulting firm specializing in enhancing value and profitability through improved leadership and effective management.

About Sockwell Performance Advisors

Sockwell Performance Advisors is an enterprise performance consulting firm specializing in enhancing value and profitability through improved leadership and effective management. Allen R Sockwell has advised boards and senior executives in public and private companies, through growth and restructuring, across industries and major global markets. His understanding of client strategy, business objectives and operating plans serves as the basis for consulting on the leadership capability and human capital required for enterprise success.

“Every team goes through growing pains, whether an early stage startup, or a more mature business in transition. Allen is a wonderful executive coach helping keep teams at peak performance.”

Brian R. Smith

Managing Director, S3 Ventures & former CEO, Crossroads Systems

About Allen Sockwell

Allen’s approach is deeply grounded in 35 years as a leader and advisor in complex global organizations. His experience as an executive and advisor allows him to quickly gain the trust of coaching clients. Allen brings a unique blend of business savvy, executive presence and pragmatism to executive coaching engagements.

Prior to founding Sockwell Performance Advisors, Allen was Senior Vice President and Chief Talent Officer at Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE:AMD), a public Fortune 400 Company with revenues exceeding $6B. At AMD, he led the worldwide Human Resource function including global business unit support, talent management, learning and organization development, compensation and benefits, employee relations, and HR service delivery.

Before joining AMD, Allen served as Vice President of HR for a start-up that became a public company, Crossroads Systems, and Vice President of HR for the global supply chain and manufacturing operations of Compaq Computer where he led integration projects for DEC and Tandem Computers. He started his career at the IBM Corporation.

Allen has a BS in General Management from Purdue University and has continued his professional development at the Harvard Business School, London Business School and Columbia University. He resides in Austin, Texas with his wife and five children.

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