Iva Wilson

Iva WilsonIva Wilson is former president of a company with $500 million in sales in the electronic components market. An accomplished leader, Iva raised product quality and service to bring the company from last in the industry to second. She created a management team capable of working across boundaries and initiated Total Quality Management, expanding it to include principles of organizational learning. She also led a successful transformation in an acquired company, creating the conditions needed to retain employee loyalty. Her last leadership position was heading up a start-up, building it from the ground up and getting it ready to produce the product for which, before she to took over, only research developed process was available. Her work at The Coaching Collaborative is supported by her 30 years of experience as a leader of Philips Display Components a manufacturer of TV and Computer tubes, Society for Organizational Learning, a spin-off from MIT, and Gyricon, a Xerox start-up company making paper like displays. Although Gyricon does not exist anymore, the same technology is used in the Kindle display that is today manufactured in Taiwan. Iva has a doctorate in electrical engineering from University of Stuttgart and an MBA from The University of Chicago.

Iva M. Wilson Resume (pdf).