Lisa J. Koss, Principal at Ontos Global, works at the intersection of personal / team transformation and organizational change. Her clients are leaders and teams who want to disrupt the way they currently work and increase their capacity to:
For more than 20 years – working in English, Spanish and French – her areas of focus have included global leadership, team development, talent management, executive coaching and design and support of organizational change initiatives.
Lisa developed a proprietary coaching model specifically for people leaders, which has been taught around the world in 9 languages over 50 times.
Lisa’s clients range across sectors, including professional and business-service organizations, manufacturing, technology and mission-oriented organizations. Clients include Kaiser Permanente, ITT, Xylem, British Petroleum, Honeywell, Hewlett Packard, General Electric, Ernst & Young, Hoerbiger, Thunderbird School of Global Management, Molex, Heifer Project International, Pentair Technical Products, Clorox, Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente, France Telecom, Bull Information Systems, TATA, among others..
She has received extensive training in Gestalt organizational development and coaching, and completed executive education at Harvard Law School and at the Thunderbird School of Global Management. She received an M.A. from the University of Southern Mississippi’s Mexico campus and holds a B.A. in International Relations from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Lisa earned the Professional Certified Coach (PCC®) credential, reflecting a minimum of 750 paid client coaching hours, and a Certified Management Consultant (CMC®), the highest accreditation awarded in the management consulting profession. Before beginning in management consulting, Lisa taught languages and cross-cultural skills at the corporate, college and high school contexts. She is currently on leave at Fielding Graduate University while writing a book for people leaders on how to coach others.
Lisa has lived in Europe, Latin America and Russia, and is currently residing in the San Francisco Bay Area in California.