Michael O'Hara


  • Digital Marketing & Transformation
  • Integrated Marketing Communications
  • Metrics, Reporting & ROI
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Organisation Alignment
  • Performance Marketing
  • Social Media


  • Capital Markets
  • Computer Software/Engineering
  • Financial Services
  • Higher Education
  • Information Services
  • Market Research
  • Online Publishing
  • Retail Industry

About Michael O'Hara

Michael is an expert in creating and leading strong management teams with a history that drives shareholder value and scalable revenue for both domestic and international companies. He is a turnaround specialist with proficiency in helping restore employee confidence; scaling business models; re-engineering financial teams, processes, & capital structures; compensation & recruiting. Expertise includes:

• CEO & Operational Leadership - History driving growth of companies with annual revenues ranging from early-stage to $7 billion.
• Leadership Coach/CEO Whisperer - Organizational design, comp plans, sales, development and strategic planning.
• Technology - SasS, product development, engineering teams.
• Finance/Capital Development - Financial re-engineering; M&A; Strategic planning; Pitch decks.
• Marketing - eCommerce; Lead-generation, lead nurturing, and demand generation.
• Digital Content & Media - Content Development, SEO, and SEM.

Michael says "I work about 60 miles south of New York City. A lot of my work is with private equity and venture capitalists. They’ve affectionately described me as a CEO Whisperer. I advise CEOs on Exit Planning, Capital Development, Organisational Design, Compensation Planning and Marketing.

I practise fractional roles with numerous different companies, I’ve been the CEO of 9 tech companies and I’ve also founded several content companies including one of the first eCommerce companies in the US. I also work in non-executive roles on advisory boards and boards in the United States and abroad."

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How Michael can help grow your business

With his extensive C-level experience, Michael has re-engineered numerous companies and started several others including Private Equity backed tech, software, SEO, lead generation, media, eCommerce and financing. He works with global and domestic companies looking to scale their revenues and improve bottom-line performance or whose business model is in need of an overhaul. 

Recent articles from Michael

For CEOs the role of leadership can be lonely, unless you have a trusted advisor to talk to. Do you have someone you can talk to confidentially about the things that keep you up at night? Continue reading his advice...