Cliff Locks is a Senior Advisor based in Connecticut. He is the engaging cohost of the popular “Private Equity Profit Podcast” series featuring interviews with industry experts on trending topics in business, wealth, and financial services.
A serial entrepreneur and investor, Cliff formed and profitably exited three businesses – one having been sold in 2005 to a Fortune 500 firm. Building on this experience and a remarkable career as a Senior Consultant to iconic brands, Cliff draws on his multidisciplinary expertise in operations, marketing, sales, technology, and finance to provide executive coaching and business advisory services for individuals, families, and corporations. Passionate about teaching next-gen leaders a successful and balanced lifestyle, Cliff recently launched two online courses and published four books on the subject.
For more than two decades, Cliff has served on numerous boards leading growth-stage, technology-enabled companies to Philanthropic causes. He holds a “Masters Professional Director” certification from the American College of Corporate Directors and currently serves on the boards of Advanced Facialdontics and Evolve Hydrogen. Cliff is also an active Board Advisor for Mirror Image One, Science Of Human Optimization, Inc., and several accelerator program participants with Bolster, Newchip, and Hyper Accelerator. Cliff is also the Co-Founder of the M&A Hyper Accelerator Program.
Cliff earned a BBS, Business Administration, and Management degree from The Rochester Institute of Technology.
A native New Yorker, Cliff, and his wife presently reside in a quaint, historic Connecticut Village, midway between New York and Boston.
As a former firefighter and EMT Captain, Cliff remains an active member of his community, a health enthusiast, and a voracious reader.