Lisa Christen

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Lisa Christen is the CEO of Christen Coaching & Consulting LLC, a leadership development and executive coaching firm specialized in developing 21st century leaders, teams, and cultures.

Lisa is an official member of the invitation-only Forbes Coaches Council and a Fellow Member of the Institute of Coaching McLean / Harvard Medical School. She has been featured in news outlets such as CNN Money, Forbes, Thrive Global, and Coaching World. Lisa is also an international speaker at major conferences worldwide.

Lisa is an executive coach, consultant, and thought leader passionate about bringing human connection back in the digital era. She specializes in "human skills" such as teaming, culture transformation, influencing, communication, conflict, emotional intelligence, and innovation.  Lisa works with leaders from top global firms such as Google, Mars, Dell, Swiss Re, Siemens, Johnson & Johnson and many others.

She serves on the Executive Board of ICF Switzerland as Director of Finance and on the Advisory Board of CRO.Swiss, establishing reputation management best practices. Lisa is also a jury member for World in 2050 Innovation Olympics. Lisa has been featured in news outlets like CNN Money & and often speaks at international conferences like the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and the Association for Talent Development (ATD). 

Lisa has over a decade of business experience working at Fortune 100 companies like Sony and AIG as well as the US Department of Defense. She holds an MBA, a PMP® Project Management Professional certification, and is an International Coach Federation (ICF)-certified coach.

Originally from New York, Lisa now calls Zurich, Switzerland home. She enjoys balancing her work life with her home life, including coming home to a loving husband, two adorable young daughters and an overflowing bookshelf.