Adriana Llames is the founder and master executive coach at XecuCoach. She brings broad and deep experience as a small business owner, corporate executive and professional coach to XecuCoach. Prior to venturing back into being a small business owner and entrepreneur, Llames enjoyed many years as the Chief Digital Marketing Officer for ADT’s premier service provider and a Corporate Officer and Division Vice President of several award-winning digital marketing divisions for Sears Holdings for both online and in-store digital marketing across Sears and Kmart.
Before joining Sears, Llames owned a global coaching firm with over 6,500 clients across North America, South America, Europe and Australia. As an expert coach and acclaimed author of Career Sudoku: 9 Ways to Win the Job Search Game, she co-founded the Chicago Chapter of the International Association of Coaching, was named “One of The Finest Career Coaches” by The Examiner and “Most Influential Woman in Business” by Maven Media. She has been a featured career and branding expert on ABC News.com, MSN, Business Week, New York Post, LA Weekly, Monster.com, Reuters, Hoovers.com, Forbes.com, Fox Business, Inc. 500 and more.
An strong believer in knowledge sharing, she was often the keynote speaker at events around the world including eCommerce Brasil, Mediapost Brand Summit, ASTD Conference, Women in Leadership & Development, Executive Network of Chicago and many others.
Throughout the last 5 years, Llames has earned 13 awards ranging from Masters Trailblazer Award – Business Results to Best Omni-Channel Marketing Campaign to Four Cannes Lion Awards. Her leadership philosophy is to lead with your head, heart and gut.