Judy Issokson

Executive Coach


Over the past 25 years, Judy Issokson has worked with internal and external clients to align organizational structure to emerging business needs, improve global implementations, define improved strategies for effective transitions, and fine tune business integration processes. Clients appreciate her attention to designing actionable solutions and her willingness to adapt to doing business in their terms. Her cross-industry client base includes: NetGear, Quidel Corporation, Sempra Energy, Intuit, Fair Isaac, Solectron, Elgar Electronics, Sun Microsystems, Agilent Technologies, GE Energy, British Petroleum, City of Carlsbad, San Diego Hospitality Institute, and the United Nations.

Judy works with leading organizations to improve leadership performance, align people and processes, identify emerging issues and assess the effectiveness of organizational interventions. She works directly with executive teams, senior staff, and line managers facing diverse strategic business challenges such as unprecedented growth, dramatic market shifts, mergers and acquisitions, and developing the next generation of leaders. She possesses the capabilities to readily adapt to the dynamics of the engagement - functioning as consultant, coach, facilitator, or program designer.

Judy holds a Doctorate in Educational Leadership and a Masters in Education from Northeastern University, as well as a BS in English Education from Boston University. She is certified to facilitate Myers-Briggs assessments, Team Management Systems, Trust Works, Authentic Leadership, Human Capital Strategies and Emotional Competency Inventories. She is a Board member-at-large of the OD Network and a member of APT. She is also a charter member of STEP, a consortium of education professionals in Fortune 500 companies. She lives on her boat in San Diego.