International and multicultural marketing pro, Linda Sherman has been blasting through stereotypes leveraging human characteristics of Shared Values, Shared Goals, and Shared Experience to achieve some of the most notable marketing victories in the past 20 years.
Executives familiar with Linda Sherman’s mastery of the big stage applaud her depth of knowledge, willingness to share critical information and engaging delivery. Linda has hosted the American Chamber of Commerce Marketing Program's speaker series, packing hotel ballrooms monthly in Tokyo and attracting global business luminaries such as Kim and Mauborgne, authors of the Blue Ocean Strategy.
Many people call themselves social media marketing consultants. Linda Sherman brings a unique background and business credibility to her work.
Linda Sherman set up Coors Japan as the only independent foreign beer company in that country. Linda’s “claim to fame in Japan” is her unprecedented viral campaign that launched Zima there, creating an entirely new beverage category in the marketplace. Among her other executive positions, Linda managed over 500 employees as CEO of Club Med Japan.
Linda is able to integrate her hands-on corporate marketing and management experience with social media/search expertise to guide clients through planning and training to take advantage of today’s latest marketing tools. These methods have been successful for her clients ranging from entrepreneurs to corporations.
Linda Sherman is co-founder, with Ray Gordon, of the Courage Group (http://CourageGroup.com), a resource for national and international product launch, marketing, and social media services. Clients include Levi Strauss, Wal-Mart, Singular Communications, and numerous others, including exciting national and international startups. The company also provides presentation skills and strategic planning training for corporations, including J Walter Thompson, Ogilvy & Mather, and American Express. Linda is fluent in English and Japanese and has provided powerful keynotes and presentations in both languages. Linda sits on the board of several organizations including a sustainable aqua farming organization.
Aside from ItsDifferent4Girls, Linda has built a multitude of Wordpress websites for clients. She also contributes to: