Neil Sheridan

Neil speaks and consults internationally for corporations, research universities, governments and associations. We look forward to discussing your booking interests with you.

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Neil Sheridan has worked with thousands of companies on innovation, marketing, sales, financial management, team recruitment, and funding issues. Neil is an expert facilitator and has helped create successful organizational development or turnaround strategies by fostering effective communications and consensus among leaders, board members and professionals.

Neil is President of SVPI, an advisory and management services corporation active internationally. Neil brings extensive leadership experience as an executive, board member and consultant for manufacturing, banking, securities, insurance, energy, higher education, healthcare, government and non-profit organizations.

On a national level, Neil reviews R&D funding proposals for the National Science Foundation, including for energy, biomedical, computer engineering, new materials and automotive technologies. The United States Secretary of Commerce appointed him in 2013 to the District Export Council for Michigan, which helps Midwest companies grow their international sales. For the Small Business Association of Michigan, Neil serves as a member of the Board of Directors and chairs the Entrepreneurship Task Force.

Neil has also served as an Advisory Council member for the International Business Services division of Automation Alley, a major regional industry organization for advanced technology companies.

Neil earned an MBA in Finance at New York University, a Master of Science degree in Information Technology at Kettering, and a Bachelor degree in International Affairs at Drew University. He is a researcher with NIKOS, the Netherlands technology innovation institute at the University of Twente. Neil is a dual US - EU citizen (Ireland). He has taught at universities in the United States, Canada and Europe.


Rob Fowler

We asked Neil to facilitate our strategic plan development process and Board Retreat. We were impressed at how well Neil understood our organization and the opportunities and challenges we needed to consider. Our Board was enthusiastic about our outcomes and energized to work on implementation.

-Rob Fowler

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