Linda Thompson, President, L2T Leadership Development

As an executive coach and leadership consultant, Linda Thompson draws on more than 20 years of experience as a corporate vice president and director of human resources. In her consulting practice, L2T Leadership Development (, Linda gives her clients the feedback they need to increase their effectiveness, leverage their strengths, and build self-awareness in how their behavior impacts others. She excels at helping high-potential leaders create new possibilities to achieve breakthroughs in their goals, relationships, and team dynamics. Her experience spans multiple industries. Her most recent corporate position was Vice President of Human Resources at Synopsys where she led the HR Business Partners in designing and implementing global talent management, leadership development, and executive coaching and development for key business leaders. Linda holds a Bachelor's degree from Skidmore College and a Master's degree from the University of Pennsylvania. She completed the Human Resource Executive Program at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business as well as the OD/HR Management program at Columbia University. Her article, “Coaching Quicksand: Avoiding Hidden Dangers that Trap the Best of Us,” was published in the International Journal of Coaching in Organizations.

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