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Carol Tisson
Owner, Carol Tisson Consulting

Carol Tisson is a management consultant and coach with over 25 years of experience in organization effectiveness, leadership development and culture change, with clients spanning high tech, healthcare, financial services and nonprofit sectors. She works with leaders at all levels to strengthen their ability to envision new futures, mobilize aligned action, successfully lead change and build organizations in which people thrive.

 Prior to beginning her consulting business, Carol enjoyed a 20-year career with Intel Corporation, during which she held a variety of senior level training, organizational consulting and leadership development positions. She is a two-time recipient of the Intel Achievement Award for her work in executive development and strategy execution. 

Carol holds an MA in Whole Systems Design and Organizational Renewal, with emphasis on large-scale change, and a BS in Psychology, with a minor in Women’s Studies.  She earned a graduate certificate in Managing Training and Development and is a Certified Integral Coach.

Carol’s personal passion is empowering womens’ leadership, particularly as change agents, working on behalf of a healthier and more sustainable world. She is proud to count many executive women from across sectors as clients, in addition to having this be the focus of her community and philanthropic work. For the past seven years, Carol has served on the Board of Directors of The Women’s Foundation, a statewide organization investing in women and girls, with a mission to build a healthier, safer and more equitable California. She was the Founding Chair of the Women of Silicon Valley Donor Circle, now in its tenth successful year of educating philanthropists and improving economic opportunities for local women. Carol has been an investor in The Hunger Project for over 20 years, mobilizing grassroots people for self-reliant action.  She was a charter investor and consultant to The Hunger Project’s South Asia Women’s Leadership Initiative, which has trained and mentored over 78,000 grassroots elected women in India since 2000.