I'm passionate about seeing people thrive at work, the 'professionalisation' of start-ups, and encouraging real conversations what's really going on in our companies.
I'm a new-ish San Franciscan, long-time ATLien, medium-term Bostonian, and on-and-off New Yorker. You can generally find me exploring the West Coast, trying out every workout Classpass has to offer, maintaining a home full of plants, and learning the complex recycliing rules in San Francisco.
Training and development @ Bain: Helping our people and clients do their best work, at one of the world’s best places to work.
Supporting entrepreneurs: Drop-in support for operations, strategy, business and financial planning for start-ups and growing businesses (interested in learning more? Reach out!)
What I've worked on
Story-catching @ The Human Side of Scale: Working with Jess Goldfin to shine a light on the reality of what actually happens when a startup scales — beyond the metrics to the real experiences. We think people working in the startup community deserve better language and better tools to navigate growth, and are learning from their stories.
Consulting @ Bain & Company: Supporting clients from strategy to implementation
Operations @ Lola Travel: Helping to build a service team to scale for a new app (led by the Kayak founding team) providing on-demand, personalized travel services
Operations & Marketing @ CodeGuard
kcyoung1 [at] gmail [dot] com