New iQ 360 Principals: John Onoda and Steve Astle

May 12, 2021
By iQ Staff
Headshot of John Onoda and Steve Astle.

iQ 360 is excited to announce that John Onoda and Steve Astle have joined the firm as principals. They embody iQ 360’s model of bringing a wealth of expertise and experience to bear on every engagement, determining the strategic context, devising practical solutions and rapidly executing appropriate actions.
 
John is among the most highly regarded people in the communications profession – a “leader of leaders” whose counsel is sought by many of the world’s most influential executives and organizations. He has led the communications functions at Charles Schwab, Visa USA, General Motors and Levi Strauss, and for 15 years was a senior counselor at FleishmanHillard. Among the honors and recognition granted to him are the Arthur W. Page Center Award for Integrity in Public Communication and election to the PR Week Hall of Fame. He has served on numerous boards and is a current board member of the U.S.-Japan Council.
 
Steve is a senior marketer, communication strategist and practitioner who specializes in strategy alignment, organizational purpose and change management surrounding high-stakes business initiatives. He has worked with many hypergrowth and iconic Fortune 500 companies and has built and led high-performing global teams in corporate, consulting and agency settings. He is vice-chair of the Stanford Alumni Consulting Team management board and a member of the TEDxMarin advisory board.
 
We expect that the addition of John and Steve to our team will bring immediate value to our clients as they face enormous pressure and seek to act boldly in the most dynamic environment anyone can remember.

We feel honored to be growing together with you, and thank you for your enduring friendship and support.