Doy Charnsupharindr is a faculty member at UC Berkeley’s Haas Business School, teaching MBA-level courses focusing on developing leadership, communications, and coaching skills. He teaches High Impact Leadership courses at UC Berkeley Executive Education, and is also a visiting lecturer at the Berlin School for Creative Leadership (Germany) and Nanyang Business School (Singapore). In addition to his role as an instructor, Doy is also a certified executive coach with specialty in leadership and communications skills. He has conducted many workshops in the USA, Asia, and the Middle East for leading high technology, consulting, and financial services firms, as well as non-profit and governmental organizations. When coaching and training professionals, he draws upon his own experiences as a business strategist, a product manager, and a director in operations overseeing global teams in the financial services and high-tech industry. Doy is the CEO and lead instructor of the Berkeley Executive Coaching Institute.
Doy has a BA in Economics from Stanford University and an MBA from UC Berkeley’s Haas Business School. He is a certified coach from the Berkeley Executive Coaching Institute. While at Stanford, he directed Stanford’s Mixed Company a cappella group, produced an album, and won the 2001 Contemporary A Cappella Recording Award (CARA) for one of his many a cappella arrangements. His love for the performing arts extended to other stages as an actor—from Shakespeare to Broadway musicals—and a dancer with Bay Area’s dance companies. Today, Doy utilizes his extensive experiences in the performing arts to develop communication skills and leadership presence for others.
Growing up in a multicultural and multilingual household, Doy has a deep appreciation for diversity and different perspectives. He spent half of his life in Southeast Asia and the other in America and has met many inspirational leaders and powerful communicators—each with their own qualities and approach. Doy’s goal as a coach and instructor is to be the catalyst for others to discover their full potential as an authentic leader and inspirational communicator.
MBA, UC Berkeley Haas School of Business
BA, in Economics, Stanford University