Torch is a learning and development company that helps employers manage and measure employee growth at scale. Customers can draw from a pool of over 6000 mentors and coaches to pair with high performers and new managers at any layer of the organization. Torch was founded by a team of executive coaches and experienced psychologists who are passionate about helping all professionals perform at their highest level. Torch is on a mission to empower managers to thrive in high growth, high-performance cultures by building the self-awareness and skills required to manage and lead effectively.
Dr. Keegan Walden is the Co-founder and COO of Torch. In this capacity, he leads a team that develops behavioral science informed tools that generate feedback and analytics to help leaders recognize and overcome their challenges. Prior to founding Torch, Keegan ran the outcomes research team at a national provider of behavioral health services. He is also biracial and co-leads classes on anti-racism. Keegan has a Ph.D. in Psychology from Northwestern University.
Cameron Yarbrough is cofounder/CEO at Torch. Before cofounding Torch, he practiced for several years in the field of clinical psychology, and grew a team of over 50 psychologists and psychotherapists at his previous company. He worked at Stanford Graduate School of Business as a leadership facilitator, where he developed the initial inspiration to launch Torch. Cameron has blended years of training in Vipassana meditation into his approach to leadership and software development.