Sounding Board

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Sounding Board is a company that combines professional coaches and software to deliver personalized and feedback-driven leadership development. The Company aims to provide scalable, affordable 1:1 leadership coaching. Each employee is paired with a professionally trained leadership coach for fully customized 1:1 leadership development over several months, and can connect with the coach conveniently by phone, video or chat. The coaching process is measurable and transparent through coaching plans, surveys and reporting to show progress and results.

HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Overall CultureA+

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)120(+4%)
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Key People/Management at Sounding Board

Christine Tao

Christine Tao

Co-Founder & CEO
Lori Mazan

Lori Mazan

Co-Founder, President & C.C.O.
Tommy Perkins

Tommy Perkins

SVP of Sales, Partnership & Customer Success
Piyush Gupta

Piyush Gupta

Chief Product Officer
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Sounding Board Office Locations

Sounding Board has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
500 Terry A Francois Blvd, San Francisco
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Sounding Board Financials and Metrics

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Sounding Board total Funding

$14.1 m

Sounding Board latest funding size

$13.1 m

Time since last funding

8 months ago

Sounding Board investors

Sounding Board's latest funding round in January 2021 was reported to be $13.1 m. In total, Sounding Board has raised $14.1 m
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Sounding Board News and Updates

The Neuroscience of Effective Teams: Sounding Board Teams Up with Leading Psychologists for Upcoming Webinar

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Sept. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DETAILS:Effective teams are the foundation of every successful organization, recognized for driving innovation, productivity and efficiency. On the flip side, dysfunctional teams are characterized by conflict and a lack of engagement, often …

Sounding Board to Highlight L&D Challenges and Opportunities in Upcoming CLO Webinar


This Week: Sounding Board to Examine Leadership Development in Hypergrowth Companies during HCI Webcast


Sounding Board to Spotlight Leadership Development in the Hybrid Workforce during ATD Webinar

FOSTER CITY, Calif., June 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --   Of the myriad of changes resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the move to a hybrid workforce is likely to last long after the health crisis subsides. More complex than the rapid shift to remote work experienced in 2020, the transition to a …

Sounding Board Set to Explore Building Diverse & Inclusive Leadership in Upcoming HCI Webcast

FOSTER CITY, Calif., May 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --          COVID-19 derailed diversity and inclusion efforts within countless organizations. As the world continues to navigate the pandemic and uncertain economic recovery, research suggests that diverse groups – including women, LGBTQ+ employee…

Sounding Board raises cash as startups wake up to executive coaching

In an unprecedented work environment defined by distributed teams and virtual-only communication, two co-founders think their 2018 bet reigns truer than ever: mentors need mentorship, too. Christine Tao and Lori Mazan, the brains behind Sounding Board, want to train any leader within an organization…
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Sounding Board Blogs

Using Lewin’s Change Management Model in the Workplace

Lewin's Change Management model can provide clear directions to change management a straightforward way of supporting communication and empowering everyone to adapt to the new status quo.

HR Executive | A lost generation of working women: How to bring them back

Women in HR Tech speaker Christine Tao believes technology plays a role in coaching women so they can return to the workforce stronger than before.

Post COVID-19: Supporting The Future of Work with Effective Leadership

How will the future of work evolve, post COVID-19? Trends just beginning before the virus changed our lives are becoming the new normal way of doing things. Some employees have returned to the workplace following more than a year of remote work. Many others will continue to work from home offices, a…

HR Executive | The HR tech start-up market is booming. What that means for HR

Ambitious technologists are rushing to create the next standout HR app—and they might be found at the HR Tech Conference’s Pitchfest next week.

In-Demand Skills That Companies Want From HR Staff

The skills required in the workplace keep on changing due to evolving technological solutions. The skills that were relevant yesterday may not serve the workplace effectively today. Learn more about the in-demand skills that companies want from HR staff based on research from Gartner.

Leadership by Design: Building Organizational Leadership

Building strong organizational leadership means connecting your leadership strategy to your business strategy. Leaders should be adept with the current changes in technology and have the right skill set to make the right decisions in the ever-changing business environment.
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Sounding Board Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Sounding Board founded?

    Sounding Board was founded in 2016.

  • Who are Sounding Board key executives?

    Sounding Board's key executives are Christine Tao, Lori Mazan and Tommy Perkins.

  • How many employees does Sounding Board have?

    Sounding Board has 120 employees.

  • Who are Sounding Board competitors?

    Competitors of Sounding Board include Apptegy, DAF CONSEIL and Code Institute.

  • Where is Sounding Board headquarters?

    Sounding Board headquarters is located at 500 Terry A Francois Blvd, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Sounding Board offices?

    Sounding Board has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does Sounding Board have?

    Sounding Board has 1 office.