Transforming Leaders

Technology makes leadership development more efficient and scalable – and  more effective.


Companies spend $15 billion per year on leadership development, but only a third of managers are effective.

Leaders and managers are more important to companies than ever – and two-thirds of them are not prepared to lead.  The tried and true of leadership development does not work.

CareerWave’s unique combination of expert coaches and online development platform brings effective coaching and leadership development throughout your company.  It’s not only more efficient – it’s also better.

Our Leadership Team

We have a unique blend of technology, coaching, psychology and talent development experience.

Todd Murtha

Todd is the founder and CEO of Careerwave.  Prior to Careerwave, he was the CEO of Nextag, an ecommerce company.  He began his career in industrial/organizational psychology and was the recipient of a National Science Foundation fellowship for his graduate research in psychology.

Caren Laiosa

Caren is Careerwave’s EVP of coaching.  Caren is a certified leadership coach and former Senior Vice President of Learning at a Fortune 100 financial services company. Caren also has held several senior change management and organizational effectiveness roles.

Thomas Williams

Thomas is the COO of Careerwave.  He is a senior executive coach and former Chief Diversity Officer and Executive Director of Talent Management at Quest Diagnostics and former Chief Diversity Officer and chief human resources officer for various other global companies.

Our Coaches

We have a network of seasoned leadership and executive coaches.  All of our coaches are either ICF certified or have deep experience in leadership and leadership development.  To learn more about our coaches, visit our Coaches page.

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Phone: (650) 524-5180

To learn more about our programs, see our Programs page.

To read about our leadership philosophy and program methodology, see our Philosophy page.

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