Carolyn Ou

Associate Director, Leadership Development
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Carolyn Ou

Carolyn Ou is an executive and leadership coach with over 25 years of experience in management consulting, marketing, entrepreneurship, and higher education leadership. She has coached a wide range of clients—entrepreneurs, artists, politicians, consultants, lawyers, scientists, advertising execs, and more—towards both life and leadership goals. She is particularly passionate about helping emerging and unsung leaders identify and articulate their leadership communications platform. Nothing gets her more excited than to help leaders craft and write their leadership stories.

Ou has her MBA in strategy from the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, and a BA with honors in renaissance studies and comparative literature from Brown University. She trained in co-active coaching with the Coaches Training Institute and is a Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder-Centered Certified Coach, among other certifications. She is also the founder of Sandbox Consulting, a private coaching practice which she has operated for the past ten years.