Carol is known globally as one of the top leaders in the field of coaching and is an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School and a Visiting Professor at Henley Business School. She has been named the #1 Leadership coach in the world by the Marshall Goldsmith group. Thinkers 50 shortlisted her as one of the top 8 coaches for her contribution as a thought leader and coach. Her clients describe her as a lateral thinker who pushes the edges with a sense of humor and can disrupt someone out of their comfort zone. She has over 40,000 hours of client contact. Dr. Kauffman received a $2,000,000 gift to launch the Institute of Coaching, and her Leader as Coach program won Harvard’s coveted Inaugural Award for creating a Culture of Excellence in Mentoring. She publishes in academic journals and HBR and was Founding Editor in Chief of Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice. She is also a member and examiner for ABPP the American Board of Professional Psychologists.