Brendan Zauner


In addition to the day to day running of W Coaching Group, Brendan is an Executive MBA qualified, senior executive who has had a successful 25-year management career at the local and international level in a Global Blue-Chip Company. He has extensive experience with a focus on driving sustainable revenue growth and profitability in highly competitive and rapidly transforming businesses. As a Senior Vice President he has proven ability to form strong positive long-term relationships with both clients and key stakeholders.

Brendan was successful in growing established markets and opening and developing emerging markets within the APAC, South Asia & SEA region driving complex negotiations on multi-million dollar contracts.

Brendan’s skills include coaching senior executives and executives, influencing, customer relationship development, complex negotiations, business planning, strategy, up-skilling individuals and general management. He has strong skills in communication, with the ability to coach, motivate and build high performing individuals and teams. He uses his extensive experience to develop managers and leaders at all levels.

Expertise / Specialisation

  • Executive Coaching
  • Leadership Development
  • International Business Management
  • Business planning & forecasting
  • Deal negotiation
  • Budget compilation & monitoring
  • Cultural sensitivity
  • Emotionally Intelligent Leadership
  • Psychometric Testing

Business Experience

  • SVP Asia Twentieth Century Fox International 2003-2019
  • Director Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 1994-2003
  • Company Director 2008 – 2023
  • Chairman Starlight Foundation Entertainment Industry Fundraising Committee
  • Multi Franchise Owner 2008-2023
  • Primary Producer 2019-2023

Education / Business Coaching

  • Bachelor of Science, Sports Science – University of Canberra – 1988
  • Associate Diploma of Law, Barristers and Solicitors Admission Board – 1996
  • Executive MBA, General Management – University of Technology Sydney – 2010
  • Executive Coaching – University of Berkeley Executive Coaching Institute – 2019
  • Certified Genos Emotional Intelligence International Practitioner