about lisa poulson
Lisa Poulson, poseycorp’s principal, helps innovators scale by becoming great communicators, because great communicators create the change they want to see in the world.
Lisa loves working with leaders who must scale fast and publically. She helps them build powerful messages and the skill to deliver them so they can break through the noise and be heard! She has shepherded fundamental innovations from the incubator to the global stage.
Lisa pairs the principles and practices of executive coaching with 30 years of experience in communications – a rare and powerful combination. Using poseycorp’s ‘Six Things Every Great Communicator Does’ methodology Lisa brings empathy, candor, vision and grit to helping her clients become effective leaders and fluent evangelists.
Working with Lisa you will learn:
What to say: Great ideas need great messages. Powerful messages are the foundation of every successful communication. Lisa quickly synthesizes content to create powerful and compelling messages.
How to say it: Great ideas need great communicators. Lisa coaches innovators to present their best selves in the boardroom, the broadcast studio, the keynote stage and in vital 1:1 conversations. Great delivery makes your message transcendent. Poor delivery derails everything. Don’t squander rare and valuable visibility opportunities – crush them!
Why to say it: Every successful innovator is also a successful evangelist. Lisa will help you communicate to scale your vision. When you become an empowered and skillful communicator you and your business grow and thrive.
During 30 years in communications, Lisa launched the Java technology — taking it from a lab project to an international force in software. She has built and managed communications and corporate marketing at start-ups. Lisa has driven multi-audience integrated communications programs for high stakes litigation, combining a deep understanding of persuasion with an ability to synthesize complex content and issues. Lisa designed and built a 75 country globally unified public relations network for a Fortune 50 company. As a communications coach she has served a diverse range of clients in technology, biotech, healthcare and finance – from two person start-ups to employees at global multi-nationals.
Lisa, who lives in San Francisco, serves on the Advisory Committee of the Women’s HIV Program at the University of California, San Francisco. She was certified as a professional Integral Coach by New Ventures West in 2015, and holds the International Coach Federation's Associate Certified Coach credential.