Drake, David

David Drake

Dr. David Drake is Founder and CEO of The Moment Institute in Portland, Oregon. He has been a pioneer in the coaching space for 25 years, including as the founder of Narrative Coaching. Practitioners are using his new work, Integrative Development, to transform how they use the same philosophy in workshops, classrooms, and sessions to maximize the learning potential in any moment.

David has worked with over 70 organizations, including ARM, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Dropbox, Google, Logitech, Nike, PwC, and government agencies in the US and Australia. He helps organizations to effectively integrate coaching into how business gets done. He serves as the Learning & Development Advisor for Ovida, a leading AI start-up that accelerates the capacity of coaches to get better at what they do.

David earned his PhD in Human & Organizational Development from Fielding Graduate University. He is a Thought Leader for the Institute of Coaching at Harvard, and he is currently working with them on a project to advance how coaches are assessed and developed. He is the author of 70 publications, including as co-editor of SAGE Handbook of Coaching (2016) and as author of Narrative Coaching: The Definitive Guide to Bringing New Stories to Life (2018).

IOC Resources by David Drake