John Hom

John Hom is a Principal Consultant – Practice Advisor at Advanced Management Services, Inc. (AMS), a Global Management Consulting firm, practicing in the areas of Organizational Development Consulting, Professional Development Training, and Performance Coaching. AMS has been serving Fortune 100/500, Middle-Market, Emerging High-Growth, and Government clients since 1994.

As Principal Consultant – Practice Advisor, John has over 30 years of global experience in strategy development, business planning, business transformation, restructurings, change management, innovation, executive team facilitation, organizational effectiveness, agile and digital transformation, talent management and sales-force effectiveness.

Most recently, he spent 14 years at Prudential Financial Inc. where he was Vice President, Head of Business Transformation for Prudential’s International Insurance (PII) group, which was the company’s largest business unit representing $20B in revenue operating across 15 countries with 15K employees.  In this role, he was responsible for multiple strategic initiatives such as the development and execution of PII’s multi-year Emerging Markets Growth Strategy in high-growth markets such as Brazil, China, India, and Indonesia.  He also managed large-scale change programs such as launching PII’s long-term growth innovation program and developing its new decision-making operating model.  John also worked in Japan on a two-year assignment leading several complex transformation programs on culture and organizational change.

Before PII, John led Prudential’s internal consulting group focused on delivering organizational effectiveness and change management solutions across Prudential’s US and International businesses.  He and his team led large-scale change programs such as strategy development and alignment, restructurings, operating model development and organizational design for multiple groups such as Global Investment Management, Group Insurance and Risk Management.

John also spent over 18 years working at investment banking and external consulting firms.  John was the Senior Vice President of Talent Management at Merrill Lynch / Bank of America where he was responsible for talent strategies, leadership development and succession planning for 11,000 employees in the US, Europe and Asia.

John was also Senior Consultant at the Hay Group/Korn Ferry, a global management consulting firm, where he specialized in improving sales force performance and productivity for Fortune 500 companies.

Prior to Hay, John worked at Salomon Brothers in both its Strategy Consulting team and Mergers and Acquisitions group where he worked on new business revenue-generating opportunities and restructuring programs.

John graduated from Cornell University with a B.A. in Economics.  He also holds an MBA in Finance and International Business Management from New York University’s Stern School of Business.