An executive coach, author of six books including The New Global Manager, and speaker who has worked on projects in over 40 countries. Melissa Lamson has built and run companies both in Europe and the US. For over 20 years she has developed leadership strategy, designed and taught leadership programs for companies like 3M, IKEA, Linkedin, MTV and Space X. Melissa’s signature program for women leaders was the most highly attended program at several corporations for over 10 years. She loves producing events, mastering technology and building community. Melissa has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune and Forbes. She is a former columnist for Inc. Magazine. Her board appointments have included, ADL, Girls in Tech and the ASU Art Museum. Melissa currently serves as an advisor for the Women in Leadership Executive Program at the University of California, Santa Barbara PaCE.