Performance Strategist for the world’s top leaders & brands, Producer, Performing Artist
Victoria Labalme helps people perform at their highest levels by Risking Forward to express their hidden genius.
Her proprietary Risk Forward® systems and strategies have been embraced by 13 of the Fortune 100 companies. She has been the private coach to C-suite executives at Starbucks, Microsoft, PayPal, Omnicom, New York Life Insurance, Polycom, and JCDecaux; and has worked with over 700 organizations including Intel, Cisco, Oracle, IBM, McDonald’s, Coca-Cola, AAA, American Heart Association, BlueCross BlueShield, Precor, 24 Hour Fitness, Optum, LPL Financial, ADP, L’Oreal, GSA, U.S. Dept of Health & Human Services, The World Bank, Nationwide, MetLife and Chase.
Victoria has also been the private consultant to Hollywood directors, New York Times Bestselling Authors and thought leaders appearing on stages for PBS, TED and Oprah.
With 20 years in the Performing Arts — from Broadway to comedy clubs, landmark films to high-profile television — Victoria brings uncommon insights to help individuals and organizations embrace uncertainty, distinguish their work and achieve sustainable growth.
Her show business credits include: a cameo on Sex & The City, 27 television commercials including a Super Bowl spot, NHK Japan’s documentary with Harvey Keitel and Robert DeNiro, a film “Bessie” directed by Academy Award winner D.A. Pennebaker, HBO’s Workspace Theater, Caroline’s on Broadway, and representation by the manager for Billy Crystal and the late Robin Williams.
Victoria also conceived and produced the documentary film, “Muppet Guys Talking” about the visionary leadership style of Jim Henson: how a culture of innovation, risk taking, hard work, and playfulness produced one of the most successful creative endeavors in history. The film premiered at SXSW with critical acclaim from The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, BBC, Los Angeles Times, and ABC Good Morning America.
A graduate of Stanford University and an inductee into the Speaker Hall of Fame, Victoria is also the founder of a complete suite of online learning experiences and live workshops proven to help people Risk Forward® and knock their presentations out of the park – on stage, in meetings, in virtual presentations…and in life.