Keith Yamashita
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Keith Yamashita is the co-founder and chairman of SYPartners—a consultancy and product-creation engine dedicated to helping individuals, teams, and companies be great. For the past two decades, Yamashita has collaborated with CEOs and their leadership teams to build great companies. He's worked with leaders at Apple, eBay, IBM, General Electric, Johnson & Johnson, Facebook, JPMorgan Chase, Nike, and Target Corporation, among others. The SYPartners product team recently launched Unstuck—a mentorship network designed to help individuals reach their greatest potential, and will soon launch Teamworks, a set of social business tools that improve a team's cohesion and work. Yamashita is also an author, essayist, and television correspondent on leadership, design, and culture. He and his company have been recognized by The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, and Fortune for their unique, human-centered approach. He holds a BA in quantitative economics and an MA in organizational behavior, both from Stanford University.