Coaching and Advisory
for CEOs, Co-founders and Executive Directors
About Leslie Simone
Peak Performance Coach
Leslie Simone is a sought-after Silicon Valley executive coach who maximizes the results of CEOs, company founders, and executive teams in venture-backed late-stage start-ups, from series C round through recent IPO.
Leslie draws upon 20+ years of experience as an entrepreneur in organizational design, an award-winning enterprise sales executive, a Board advisor, and a student of high performance.
After 10+ years building a corporate coaching practice for a well-regarded national firm in the high performance coaching industry on the West Coast, she founded Climb 10 to help high-growth conscious technology firms create extraordinary cultures that execute with speed, clarity, and focus. She also facilitates Chief Core groups to support women CEOs and C-suite leadership in industries and on Boards.
Leslie rapidly identifies key obstacles and provides the shift in thinking and processes that unleash leaders and companies to achieve immediate increases in ROI.
Social Impact Coach
Regardless of industry, sector, or growth stage, a common thread among Leslie’s clients is a shared ethos. A commitment to bring conscious leadership and evolve how business is conducted.
Leslie is a Board Advisor at The Greater Sum Foundation and supports grantees with subject matter expertise. She also works with the leadership team on organizational strategy and evaluating grantee candidates.
Climb 10 invests approximately 15% of client time and revenues to the work of social impact organizations. Projects include the environment and child welfare.
Leslie co-developed and taught for-credit courses at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business and Stanford’s Medical school.
Leslie has also codified and delivered a coach training program whose philosophy and method are utilized by 40+ colleges and universities, including MIT, Columbia, Yale, Rutgers, NYU.
In this capacity, she has trained dozens of business professionals to become certified business coaches and hundreds of graduate and postdoctoral fellows to enhance their leadership.
Bespoke one to one coaching for CEOs, co-founders and Executive Directors
Supplemental à la carte short-to-medium term program engagements.
Team Vision and Alignment
Enterprise Engagement Options
Signature Talks and Workshops
A Focus on People
Securing a Top Team
Leaders as Coaches
“Go talk to Leslie.”
Chances are you’ve been encouraged by one of my clients to “Go talk to Leslie.” And if you, like the person who referred you, sense it’s a fit, I’d love to hear from you.
So go ahead and schedule a call.