Ferris Thompson

Prescott, Arizona

Ferris Thompson is a media and entertainment executive, endurance athlete, branding strategist, and coach. His 30-year career includes senior executive positions at Universal Studios, Edelman, and the X PRIZE Foundation. His experience in the fast-changing worlds of the media and entertainment industries combined with his training to become a Change & Transition Strategist have positioned Ferris to be a skillful guide to individuals and teams that are navigating disruptions in their lives.

Ferris’ passion for helping others break through old ideas and limitations in order to find a greater degree of freedom and peace of mind started years ago while attending Prescott College. He embarked on a career in outdoor education and adventure travel, working with at-risk teens and leading clients on life changing adventures.

Field of focus

  • Media & Entertainment
  • Leaders & Professionals
  • Organizational Change & Strategy


  • BA in Outdoor Education
  • 30 years as a senior media and entertainment executive
  • Certified Change & Transition Strategist

If you're having difficulty zeroing in on what you really want to do moving forward, working with Ferris really brings you the clarity and insight needed to empower you for the road ahead.

Barry Siegel, President, Siegel Speakers, San Diego, CA