David Hosmer, EdM, CPTD, CCM, is an independent practitioner doing business as Cascading Coaching. He is frequently called upon for his expertise in strategic organizational redesign, leadership and management development, career services, as well as design and facilitation of micro- and macro-level interactive learning initiatives.
Hosmer’s experience spans more than 25 years in varied industries, repeatedly exceeding expectations in the areas of L&D, coaching, talent management, and organizational effectiveness. For 15 years, he was a director in several renowned domestic and global organizations. He has built and transformed four OD and talent development functions aligned with company strategic imperatives. Several of his teams have won or have been nominated for internal and external awards.
He has fulfilled full-time talent development and OD leadership roles at MIT, Charles River Laboratories, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Wyeth (Pfizer), Boston Edison (Eversource), Private Healthcare Systems, Fleet Boston (Bank of America), Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
His clients have included MIT, Boston University, Clark University, California Community Colleges, Hult International Business School, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Harvard Medical School Primary Care Institute, Tufts University, Robert Paul Properties, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Charles River Analytics, Havas Media, Axis Communication, and the Association for Talent Development.
Hosmer earned his master’s degree in education from Harvard Graduate School of Education, bachelor of arts in psychology from Boston University, and personal and professional coaching-specialized graduate studies from Cambridge College. He is author of numerous articles and book contributions. Hosmer has also served as keynote speaker and guest panelist for several professional and career conferences and webinars.