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Work experience

Jan 2009Present

Founder & CEO

DMK Coaching

Personal coaching that helps people realize their dreams and live lives that they love! Through one-on-one coaching, clients get the ongoing support, motivation and accountability they need to achieve their aspirations and goals, and overcome any obstacles that have previously stood in the way. Through a highly effective 5-step process, I help my clients (i) evaluate their lives and clarify what they truly want, (ii) discover what's been getting in their way (hint: it’s NOT what they think), (iii) create a plan for success, (iv) unleash their motivation and make a commitment, and (v) take action - while providing support all along the way. I love coaching and am completely committed to my clients having what they want in their lives!

Jan 2009Present

Founder & CEO

Quantum Leading

Quantum Leading empowers CEOs, entrepreneurs and non-profit leaders to create breakthroughs in their lives and organizations. Quantum Leading was founded by Dave Kashen with a vision for helping leaders access their courage, power and wisdom to achieve their goals and dreams. Unlike traditional change initiatives and workshops, Quantum Leading creates a shift in the lens through which leaders see the world, enabling them to achieve seemingly impossible results.


Sep 2003May 2005

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Stanford Graduate School of Business

Arjay Miller Scholar (Top 10% of class)


Dave Kashen is a successful business professional and entrepreneur with expertise in various industries. As a respected leader with clear, focused direction, he has generated notable results in a myriad of business sectors throughout his career. Dave Kashen co-founded the fastest-growing online health company on the Web with more than 5 million monthly visitors, has been instrumental in strategic planning and development for large corporations such as Nike, has assisted world-leading businesses with financial and strategic advice as a member of the Investment Banking division at Goldman Sachs, and served as part of an 8-person team managing $3 billion at SPO Partners. An effective mentor and leader with wide-ranging abilities, Dave Kashen recently established Quantum Leading, an executive coaching and leadership development company, to empower CEOs, entrepreneurs and senior executives to create breakthroughs and achieve unprecedented results for their businesses and teams. He also founded DMK Coaching, focused on motivating and guiding individuals in making positive life changes to achieve their aspirations and goals, and live lives that they love. Dave Kashen is an alumnus of The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania where he graduated summa cum laude, and completed his Master of Business Administration at the Stanford Graduate School of Business as an Arjay Miller Scholar. Dave Kashen’s commitment and dedication to community involvement is evident in the time and energy he has contributed to numerous philanthropic organizations, including Outward Bound, the Hamilton Family Center, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Dave also serves as a career adviser for students at Stanford's Graduate School of Business.


Team In Training, part of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - mentor, volunteer,

Habitat for Humanity - volunteer