Carol Kauffman
Carol Kauffman is the Founding Director of the Institute of Coaching located at McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School where she is an Assistant Clinical Professor. She launched the annual Harvard Coaching Conferences, now given annually each September as well as the International Coaching Research Forum now also an annual working conference. She has taught at McLean Hospital, Department of Psychiatry at H.M.S. since 1985 and has been a senior supervisor for over twenty five years. Dr. Kauffman is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology and is an Examiner for the Board. Read more...


Damian Goldvarg
Damian Goldvarg, Ph.D., MCC, has 20 years of experience in executive assessment and coaching, leadership development, strategic planning, and team building, making him a highly sought-after speaker around the world. Through dynamic and entertaining presentations, Damian is helping multinational Fortune 100 companies, governments and community-based organizations realize extraordinary results.


Madeleine Homan Blanchard
Madeleine is on the Board of Directors of The Ken Blanchard Companies, a family owned, global leadership development firm.  Madeleine is the Director of Coaching Services for the company, and coaches senior leaders in global organizations and TED Fellows.  Madeleine recently completed a Master’s of Science degree in NeuroLeadership from Middlesex University.  Her blog, Ask Madeleine, is a weekly advice column for well intentioned managers. Read more...



Magda Mook
Magdalena is the Executive Director and CEO of the International Coach Federation (ICF). She joined ICF in 2005 and has supported ICF with extensive experience in fundraising, development, consulting and association management. Previously, Magdalena worked as Assistant Director of National Policy and Director of Development with the Council of State Governments (CSG). Prior to CSG, she served as program manager for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service.