Joan brings incredible energy, passion, and a proven track record from a dynamic 20+ year Silicon Valley career to Great in 8 Coaching. Her experience includes a decade in management at Apple, Memorex, 3Com and Intel followed by a decade providing marketing leadership services.
Her approach to coaching involves increasing the client’s self awareness and skills, for advancement and impact at work. Joan has helped hundreds of people one on one, and many more through seminars, books, and over 100+ articles on career advice.
“I highly recommend Joan as a strategic partner to anyone who wants to enhance their career. She brings deep expertise in career development and management, as well as the corporate business arena. She is perceptive, insightful, passionate, and focused on making a difference in her client’s careers. She is both a coach and a skill builder. Joan helped me with a unique 360 assessment, working closely to give me new insights and strategies. She has helped me chart my career forward. Working with Joan has been an excellent career investment and I will return to her as I move forward.”
ANITA KAPADIA, PMP
Senior Technical Program Manager at VMware
Joan earned an undergraduate degree in Psychology—with honors—from the University of Pennsylvania, and distinguished herself as the top student in marketing classes at the Wharton School.