Lisa Johnson

Lisa Johnson

[email protected]
(408) 391-4137

Lisa draws on 20+ years of experience in business leadership and executive coaching and excels at driving strategy initiatives, developing high performing teams and creating productive change.

Lisa is known as a creative and inspirational leader in the field of executive coaching and has great passion for partnering with clients to think beyond barriers and realize their own and their organizations’ full potential.

Lisa has coached hundreds of business leaders—from C-level executives to frontline managers—across diverse industries. Among her many clients: Apple Computer, Applied Materials, AT&T, Chrysler, CNA Insurance, Equinix, Harris & Associates, Hewlett Packard, LSI Logic, Packard Children’s Hospital, United States Airforce, PetSmart, Whole Foods Market, Stanford University and Medical Center, Sun Microsystems, Roche, Oracle,

As a specialist in performance improvement, Lisa has designed and delivered many programs that empower clients to enjoy sustained results, including building strong communication skills, architecting organizational strategic initiatives, facilitating high performing teams and coaching individuals who are on-boarding, high-potential or wanting to address specific areas of professional development.

Lisa has honed her own skills throughout an impressive career as a leader in both start up and pioneer High Technology firms and as a business owner and  a community service leader. In addition, Lisa served for 10 years as senior vice president and regional leadership development specialist at Lee Hecht Harrison—a global leadership and career management consulting firm.  

Her credentials speak for themselves: a Master’s degree in Educational Counseling and a BS from San Jose State University. Lisa is a certified coach from the Hudson Institute of Coaching and holds a PCC from The international Coach Federation. She is a, Board Certified Counselor and a Certified in Change Management from both Prosci and Linkage. She’s also certified in multiple assessment tools, including the Balanced Scorecard, Hogan, MRG suite, MBTI, Lominger, Team Coaching International

A recognized expert in her field, Lisa’s inspiring words have reached audiences far and wide through multiple publications, including The New York Times, and during professional conferences throughout California and Arizona.  She is the co-author of Balance Point Group: Coaching for Impact.

Hudson Institute Prosci

Lisa’s Thoughts: From The Blog