Todd Cherches is the CEO and co-founder of BigBlueGumball LLC, an innovative New York City-based management and leadership consulting, training, and executive coaching firm. BigBlueGumball’s patented VisuaLeadership® methodology leverages the power of visual thinking and visual communication to equip, enable, and empower business professionals of all levels—from individual contributors to senior-level executives—to maximize their performance, their productivity, and their potential.
Cherches is also a two-time award-winning Adjunct Professor at the NYU School of Professional Studies, in their Division of Programs in Business, where he teaches the top-rated graduate course, “Leadership & Team Building” for their Human Capital Management master’s degree program. A specialist in experiential learning and faculty development, Cherches has received the prestigious NYU “Excellence in Teaching” award (2016), as well as an NYU Center for Academic Excellent & Support (CAES) “Impact Award” (2018).
He is also a Tedx Speaker and Lecturer on leadership at Columbia University where he has taught in their Executive M.S. in Strategic Communication graduate program, as well as guest lecturing on the subject of leadership in the Columbia MFA Theater program and Columbia University’s Teachers College.
A popular blogger, keynote speaker, and panelist, Cherches is the creator of the highly-acclaimed BigBlueGumball PowerDial™️model, as well as the BigBlueGumball Passion/Skill Matrix™️.
Cherches is a graduate of the State University of New York at Albany from which he holds a Master of Arts degree in organizational and interpersonal communication from their School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, as well as aBachelor’s Degree in English Literature (magna cum laude) with a concentration in Shakespeare and poetry.