Camille Preston, PhD, PCC
Camille is a thought leader in virtual effectiveness, cracking the code for understanding how to leverage technology, how to rewire for results, and how to create impactful, effective collaborations with people who you do not see face to face. Her clients master leadership agility, the vital new competency for individuals, teams, and organizations in our wired world.
Camille has worked with thousands of individuals and companies, including GE, Verizon Wireless, Wellington, Fannie Mae, Harvard University, GM, Zappos, NBC, and the U.S. Army, and has traveled the globe speaking and teaching. She is the author of Rewired: How to Work Smarter, Live Better, and Be Purposefully Productive in an Overwired World, and a frequent guest expert on TV, radio, and blogs.
Camille has over 20 years’ experience in consulting and coaching. She has a PhD in psychology from the University of Virginia, an executive coaching certificate from Georgetown University, and advanced leadership training from the Center for Creative Leadership. She is certified in Neurolinguistics Programming and Neurostrategies, and is certified to administer every major professional and cognitive assessment, including MBTI, CCL 360 assessments, Baron EQ-I and EQ-I 360, ESCI, Job Challenges Profile, Learning Tactics Inventory, and others.
She is an adjunct faculty member for the MIT Sloan Innovation Period and has taught workshops and classes to hundreds of professionals the world over, from Harvard and the U.S. Army to the oldest and largest NGO in Afghanistan, TAF.
Prior to founding AIM Leadership, Camille was a senior research associate at the Police Executive Research Forum in Washington, DC; held a public policy fellowship at the American Psychological Association in DC; professionally mediated familial, marital, and court disputes for the Mediation Center in Charlottesville, VA; designed curriculum and delivered trainings for the Virginia Court System; created collaborative leadership initiatives between police departments and minority populations in Virginia; and was a consultant to the University of Virginia where she designed programs and conducted assessments.
In 2000, her dissertation on policing domestic violence was named International Best Dissertation of the Year by the American Psychological Association. In 2003 and 2004, she was identified as a Future Leader by the international Center for Creative Leadership and was awarded three scholarships. In 2009, she was recognized for her leadership work by the Washington, DC-based Compass Fellows, after her e-books were used by Georgetown University to teach social entrepreneurship and communication.
AIM Leadership offers executive and leadership coaching, training, facilitation, workshops, keynote addresses, and more. From teaching clients how to lead better in a virtual world to developing their EQ, from leadership coaching to change management, AIM is dedicated to improving individual, team, and organizational effectiveness by developing leadership capabilities from the inside out.
Her nonprofit and community service work is extensive. She serves as an adviser for Compass Partners, a nonprofit collegiate organization that helps develop responsible young entrepreneurs; an adviser and mentor for Strong Women, Strong Girls; a member of the Braintrust of the 431 Project; an inaugural member of the Boston class of the Pipeline Fellowship, a nonprofit that teaches women philanthropists to become angel investors; and a curator of TEDx Beacon Street.
Camille is an avid runner, a lover of yoga, and an enthusiastic and adventurous traveler, having worked on five continents and traveled to 40 countries. She lives in Cambridge, MA with her husband and son.
Camille is a virtual leadership expert. She understands where people are, what is happening to them, and how to be their best selves most quickly. Her clients learn to lead—and live—better.