Amy Kan is a certified leadership coach who works with with women to help them overcome the challenges that hold them back from achieving life success. An advocate of authentic leadership, Amy helps women identify and embrace their unique strengths to develop into the leaders they were born to be.
Prior to coaching, Amy spent more than twenty years in corporate marketing and communications, most recently for a digital video distribution company that she saw through multiple acquisitions. Amy's marketing resume spans non-profit, corporate multi-national, Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs) and start ups, in the US and abroad.
Amy began her second career chapter, as a coach, in 2018, working with women who feel stuck and are trying to figure out where to go next, and with companies, to help propel high-performing women in middle management into leadership. Driven by her own experience on teams lacking diversity, Amy’s corporate work is about developing the pipeline of future leaders to the C-Suite. Her mission is to help companies achieve 50% representation of women in senior leadership.
In addition to coaching, Amy writes about leadership and mindset as an Opinion Columnist for CEO Magazine and as a Contributor to other online publications such as Fast Company, All Business, and Thrive Global.
Amy received her MBA from the London Business School, BA from the University of Michigan, and coach training from the Institute of Professional Excellence in Coaching (IPEC.) She holds an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) certification from the International Coaching Federation (ICF).
Amy lives with her husband and two daughters in suburban Los Angeles, and serves on the Board and Program Committee of Leadership Pasadena.