About Brian Turchin

Brian Turchin, President, Cape Horn Strategies

Brian Turchin is a business growth advisor helping CEOs restore their vision, reassert control and reinforce leadership in entrepreneurial companies around the world.

As founder and CEO of Cape Horn Strategies, a New York-area consultancy, Brian helps dozens of CEOs in diverse industries manage more effectively: articulating their vision, gaining genuine buy-in and dealing effectively with leadership and personal-growth issues. A leading implementer of EOS: The Entrepreneurial Operating System, an integrated organizational management system for producing strategic results, Brian brings the benefits of EOS to companies around the world.

Called an “outstanding software industry consultant” and “the Socrates of the software world” by satisfied clients, in recent engagements Brian has helped develop and implement a successful growth strategy at a Fortune 1000 company; helped a $3 million (revenue) company enter new markets and expand income; and helped a mid-sized company in Colombia, South America clarify its vision, accelerate decision-making and achieve double-digit growth. He also provides individual executive coaching to entrepreneurs, professionals and public figures around the world, supporting their quests for career growth and personal fulfillment.

Brian plays leadership roles in a number of business networks, trade associations and accelerator programs. He develops and presents sector-focused conferences, workshops and other interactive forums bringing best-of-breed ideas and processes to start-up companies and serial entrepreneurs. In much demand as a keynote speaker, conference moderator and forum panelist, Brian participates in various summits and thought-leadership programs around the world. A judge of the Software and Information Industry Associations’ annual CODiE Awards, Brian also authors articles on topics such as managing growth and overcoming stagnation.

A board member of such high-tech industry groups as NYTECH Council and LaunchPad LI, Brian has organized industry meet-up groups and run CEO roundtables across the greater New York area for over a decade, helping fledgling entrepreneurs gain managerial savvy, interact with peers and meet industry mentors. Brian is both an angel investor and has been a director of several early-stage businesses.

Prior to founding Cape Horn Strategies, Brian was VP / Sales & Marketing for a software division of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. Before that Brian advanced through the managerial ranks at Prodigy Services Corp, helping build the first consumer-based online service.

Brian lives in Merrick, NY with his wife Barbara; they have two adult sons. A graduate of City University of New York, Brian enjoys cycling, hiking, reading and crafting scale models of antique wooden sailing ships.

  • Testimonials

    Brian helped us by providing context and experience while exploring the tools available to make the personnel, vision and process decisions needed to start moving the company forward.. I would highly recommend Brian as an EOS Implementer."

    Jonathan Tarud, CEO and Founder
    Koombea