Susan Houlihan is a communications consultant, executive coach, and electrical engineer who leverages her 15+ years working in engineering and operations in the high-tech sector to bring a perspective firmly rooted in business applications to her consulting and coaching work.
As a consultant to Fortune 500 Companies, she is particularly interested in helping technologists and introverts build persuasive communication sets through programs like “Technical Communications” and “Cultural Transformation.” She also heads up the Berkeley Executive Coaching Institute strategic operations.
Additionally, Susan teaches at business schools including: Lecturer for leadership, coaching and communications in the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business MBA programs, Instructor at the UC Berkeley Center for Executive Education, Guest Lecturer at the School of Creative Leadership in Berlin, and Guest Faculty at the UCLA Anderson School of Management.
In her previous career, she led global engineering and operations teams in manufacturing, sourcing and supply chain.
Susan holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from University College of Cork in Ireland, an MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley, and is a certified Executive Coach from the Berkeley Executive Coaching Institute.
A native of Ireland now based in the US, Susan is an experienced cross-cultural communicator passionate about developing people to build business with high-impact results.