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COACHING

About Our Master Coach

Joanne Linden, AdminUniverse™ President and Master Trainer, has over thirty years of administrative experience. She has dedicated decades of her life and career to this integral position in the corporate world. She has assisted numerous current administrators advance their careers by facilitating Star Achievement Series® workshops to nearly 1,000 Administrative Professionals and Executive Assistants.

A true activist for professional administrators, Joanne, along with other CEO assistants, developed the first certificate program for administrative professionals with UCSC Extension in Silicon Valley.  Joanne served on the advisory board and has been an instructor for that program.  Joanne is a member and past Chairperson of Silicon Valley Catalysts Association (SVCA) and past President of the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP), San Jose and Crossroads Chapters. She is currently Founder and Chairperson for Administrative Center of Excellence™ (ACE-EA).

Joanne was in part instrumental in bringing Admin Awards™ to Silicon Valley, and was Chairperson for the first inaugural 2016 event. She is a current board member for the 2018 Silicon Valley Admin Awards. Bringing together more than 500 business professionals, the Admin Awards is the first and only program of its kind in the U.S. to publicly recognize the invaluable contributions of Administrative Professionals.

Joanne, along with Linda McFarland, is the author of the book “Sitting on a File Cabinet, Naked, With a Gun: True Stories of Silicon Valley CEO Assistants.

Past And Current Clients Include:

  • 2Wire
  • Adobe
  • Agilent Technologies
  • Bain & Company
  • CA – Wiley
  • Calera
  • Cisco
  • Community Hospital of Monterey Peninsula
  • Genentech
  • Hewlett-Packard Company
  • 2Wire
  • Adobe
  • Agilent Technologies
  • Bain & Company
  • CA – Wiley
  • Calera
  • Cisco
  • Community Hospital of Monterey Peninsula
  • Genentech
  • Hewlett-Packard Company
  • JDSU
  • KLA-Tencor
  • Life Technologies
  • Receptor BioLogix
  • Roche
  • Santa Clara County
  • SunPower
  • Symantec
  • Synopsys
  • Texas Instruments
  • Xilinx
  • JDSU
  • KLA-Tencor
  • Life Technologies
  • Receptor BioLogix
  • Roche
  • Santa Clara County
  • SunPower
  • Symantec
  • Synopsys
  • Texas Instruments
  • Xilinx