Tom Kent

Executive Career Coach

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We Help Execs Maximize their Personal Branding, LinkedIn, Networking

CEO of CareerNerds

Former Silicon Valley CMO

West Point '95; Texas MBA '03

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Here is how we help you


Help you look at things differently to maximize your Career Opportunities.

Flip the Script

Why sometimes doing the exact opposite is the right thing to do


Maximize your Personal Brand on LinkedIn and get 10X Results right away!


Be a "Networking Ninja"

and maximize your network 20x. 

Our Clients work at top companies, including:

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What Others Are Saying

Harry Gray, President AVT

David Yonce, CEO

Dave Westlake, VP Business Dev.

Tom helped me get a C-Level job by focusing on my strengths, reflecting it on LinkedIn and expanding my network. His CareerNerds methodology yielded fast outcomes with LinkedIn and networking - and allowed me to get an exciting new job as COO.


- Kelly Doyle, COO Project Ready

Tom is an immensely talented and engaging career coach. I had the pleasure of working with Tom during a critical transition period in my career. His ability to ask great questions, gain an understanding of your unique strengths and how to best leverage them is a formula that creates a pathway to your next step.  -Colleen Moselle, COO Fueled Collective

If you want to leverage LinkedIn for your career, Tom Kent is the coach you should choose. Tom's recommendations to my LinkedIn summary captured my voice and made it more conversational and engaging.

- Ian Drapeau, Consultant


About Me

As a former Silicon Valley CMO, I founded CareerNerds to help other executives make their Next Career Move. After graduating West Point, I served as an Army Officer, I was hired to work in over 10 cities on 3 continents for Fortune 500 companies like IBM and Expedia, as well as startups.​While mastering the "Art of Career Transition", I've helped many people get new jobs and careers.​ Today, I coach people who want to advance their careers.

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Some of my background in career transition

Hi, I know the stress of what you're facing during the transition, because I've been where you are. Here's a little about me:

  • I'm the "Swiss Army Knife" for your Career Transition 

  • 18+ yrs in companies globally as a marketing exec and CMO

  • West Point grad and former Army Intel officer

  • Mastered "Art of Career Transition" in 10 cities & coached 400+

My West Point Graduation

My Coaching Program has 3 phases to get you ready for your ideal job

You will excel in these areas


Create and specify

✔ Powerful Vision

✔ Clear Career Goals

✔ Strategic Direction

✔ Execution Strategy


Get world-class focus on your 

✔ Resume

✔ Interviewing

✔ Networking

✔ Online Persona, LinkedIn


Form the right mindset

✔ Consider all options

✔ Get empowering beliefs

✔ Identify any problem areas

✔ Seek help in the right areas

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 These Companies Have Hired Me... 

"If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves."

Thomas Edison

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What I learned from President Reagan

When I was at West Point, I was the only cadet who got a private meeting with former President Ronald Reagan at his office.

He gave me a valuable lesson in life.

I share this lesson with each of my coaching clients.


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