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Tamara Carleton, Ph.D.

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

CEO and Founder, Innovation Leadership Board. Previously Forum for Innovation Fellow, U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Stanford grad.

CEO and Founder, Innovation Leadership Board. Previously Forum for Innovation Fellow, U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Stanford grad.

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Involved In


Innovation Leadership Board


U.S. Army
Stanford University
U.S. Navy
Deutsche Bank
Volvo Construction Equipment
Lead|X — On-demand leadership coaching


Advisor Lead|X — On-demand leadership coaching January 2015 - present
CEO and Founder Innovation Leadership Board January 2011 - present
Forum for Innovation Fellow U.S. Chamber of Commerce October 2012 - April 2014
Fellow Foundation for Enterprise Development August 2009 - December 2011
Doctoral researcher Stanford University January 2008 - October 2010
Fellow Bay Area Science and Innovation Consortium January 2009 - December 2009
National Consulting Marketing Manager Deloitte 2007 - 2008
Manager, Senior Consultant Deloitte 2004 - 2006


Stanford University Mechanical Engineering, Design 2008 - 2010
Syracuse University Public Relations 1998 - 1999
George Washington University Communication 1994 - 1998
University of Auckland Study abroad 1997 - 1997

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Education
  • • Commerce
  • • Financial Services
  • • Hardware
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Lifelong Learning (outside of school)
  • • Higher Education
  • • In-classroom learning (K-12)

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Chuck House
We worked together  •  Founder and executive director, InnovaScapes Institute and Heritage project director, cisco systems. University of Colorado Boulder grad.
Smart, thoughtful, resourceful, much sage experience
Katharina Berger
We worked together  •  Head of Design Thinking in Group Technology Retail Innovation, Deutsche Bank.
Tamara is a great listener. She has great experience in the field of innovation and foresight thinking. Her approach is always practical in ... here thinking and can connect you with interesting game changer. Diskussion with her new insights can enlarge your own understanding and inspires you to be creative.
Jay Onda
They're my friends  •  Principal, DoCoMo Capital and Business Development Consultant, DOCOMO Innovations, Inc..
Tamara is a creative innovator experienced in working with large enterprises teaching innovation thought leadership.

Chun-Mei Zhao
Director of Custom Programs, Stanford University and Director of China Programs, Stanford University.