Principal, with Meredith Beam, of International Consulting and Design firm BEAM, Inc. “Screwing up the Status quo to Create Value and Enrich Life.” Over 38 years experience with more than 150 iconic brands, innovative businesses, cities and non-profit organizations around the world.
Meredith and Dan Beam left their senior executive positions in their mid-thirties to create their San Francisco based consulting firm with the desire to help people and organizations “Realize their Dreams” and create a positive impact in the world.
They are dedicated to creating value and enriching life for their clients, customers and the world they impact by engaging through brand, strategy and culture transformation and innovation. Clients include Levi’s, Apple, Stanford University, City of San Rafael, O’Reilly Media, and many other leading organizations in all sectors.
Dan and Meredith have a unique ability to discover disruptive insights and develop unexpected solutions that deliver dramatic positive results in their clients’ culture, brand, and strategic enterprise performance. They bring out the creativity and inherent power of people to discover and release the opportunities hidden in their challenges. They co-create with their clients to envision a life-enriching regenerative future, creating step-change strategies that enable them to develop a transformed business or operating model designed for new era success.
Dan and Meredith live in Anchor Bay on the Redwood Coast of Northern California, where they continue their lifetime involvement in community building and consciousness raising activities. They wake up to the barking sound of Sea Lions on the islands in front of their house and walk in nature and swim everyday they are home.
Dan is an award-winning artist, a poet, writer, skier, and scuba diver. Dan had been a President, COO, Strategist and Brand Builder in several companies before joining Meredith in BEAM, Inc.
Meredith participates in all of the sports and experiences Dan does and is a poet, storyteller, and watercolorist. Meredith founded BEAM, Inc. after serving as a Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Organizational Development in major Fortune 500 corporations and in Silicon Valley Start-ups’ as well.