Laura Schwarz

Laura Schwarz is the Founder of i2 Leadership. Leveraging two decades of first-hand business experience, she has developed leaders at some of the world’s most recognized companies. Her executive coaching and leadership programs have inspired more than 1,000 leaders in 10 countries to unleash their full potential and ignite productivity across their organizations.

Laura’s ability to pinpoint how overuse of core strengths and how positive intentions may be misinterpreted provide powerful insights for her clients to build new yet authentic behaviors to cultivate their Executive Presence and expand their impact. Her clients include American Express, Express Scripts, Juilliard, Macquarie, The National Basketball Association and Columbia Business School. Laura has extensive experience delivering global and virtual coaching engagements and programs.

Prior to founding i2 Leadership, Laura held leadership positions in marketing and brand strategy at American Express, Young & Rubicam and Research International. She has a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Michigan and is a certified coach.


Speaker Location: New York, NY

Topics Offered:

  • ExcelHer: As companies address the systemic and cultural barriers facing wormen, ExcelHer equips women with the tools they need to thrive and manage their careers.
  • Managing Transitions: Learn how to identify different influences that impact change and how to deliver messages and coach people through changes ranging from enterprise-wide initiatives to employee-specific changes.
  • Coaching Bootcamp: Effective coaches build successful partnerships that drive results. Learn how to apply foundational coaching skills to daily interactions and professional development conversations.