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Linda Vass
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Linda is an Innovative People & Culture leader with 20+ years of experience in leadership & career coaching, learning & development, DEI, employee engagement, executive communications, and HR strategy, having held leadership roles in high-growth software companies.

Linda is an Innovative People & Culture leader with 20+ years of experience in leadership & career coaching, learning & development, DEI, employee engagement, executive communications, and HR strategy, having held leadership roles in high-growth software companies.

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Bio

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As an Innovative People & Culture leader for over two decades, Linda has held leadership roles in high-growth software companies, specializing in leadership & career coaching, learning & development, DEI, employee engagement, executive communications, and HR strategy. As a certified executive coach, Linda works with C-suite and senior-level leaders committed to developing their skills and advancing their careers in dynamic business environments. Linda earned her coaching certification through the International Coach Federation (ICF) and has coached leaders at top companies like Apple, IBM, Google, and various high-growth startups.

Before becoming an executive coach, Linda held senior roles in various sectors, focusing on building inclusive and engaging workplace cultures. Her experience includes developing comprehensive training programs, driving diversity and inclusion initiatives, and crafting strategic HR frameworks that align with business goals. Linda holds a Master's in Organizational Development from Stanford University and a BA in Sociology from UC Berkeley. Linda currently resides in Seattle, Washington, with her husband, two sons, and a golden retriever named Bella. She enjoys hiking, reading, and participating in community service activities.


Notable Client Achievements

  • Guided a VP of HR at a tech startup through the development and implementation of a comprehensive DEI strategy, resulting in a 40% increase in employee satisfaction and retention.
  • Coached a senior executive at a Fortune 100 company to enhance leadership skills, leading to a successful company-wide transformation initiative.
  • Assisted a non-profit organization’s director in restructuring their team, resulting in improved operational efficiency and increased funding.
  • Provided executive coaching for a marketing director at a leading tech firm, helping them to launch a successful global employee engagement program.
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Work History
Amazon
Global Head of Leadership Development
Stanford University Graduate School of Business
  • Executive Director of the Center for Leadership and Innovation
  • Director of the Center for Leadership and Innovation
Credentials
  • Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC)
  • Masters in Psychology from Stanford
Industry Specialties
Technology, Nonprofit, Education, Professional Services
Functional Specialties
Human Resources

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