Kim Zilliox, CEO of KZ Leadership is an Executive Coach and Leadership Development Consultant and Expert. She has 21 years of experience coaching thousands of individuals and teams on a variety of topics related to success in the workplace. Kim is committed to increasing the skills, results, and impact of everyone she is fortunate to work with.
Kim brings with her a wealth of knowledge regarding leadership effectiveness, talent development, team building, change management, conflict resolution, employee engagement, sales success, and culture enhancement. She specializes in working with leaders to be successful in leading organizations and teams to achieve the highest results possible in today’s dynamic and exciting business environment.
Her many Fortune 500 clients include Google, eBay, Cisco, Intel, Apple, Oracle/Sun, Symantec, HP, Schwab, CHG, Genentech, Disney, Pepsi, HGST and ADP. Kim has successfully coached thousands of individuals and teams to unsurpassed results. She facilitates workshops on Team Building, Leadership, Communication, Emotional Intelligence, and Engagement across the country. Kim has spoken at various organizations and conferences including Cisco, Intel, Oracle, eBay, Google, Disney, CompHealth, Stanford, Santa Clara University, USF, and the Network of Executive Women.
Previously, Kim experienced a successful sales and executive management career in the communication and software industries where she consistently produced results in the top 10% in the country. Kim won numerous awards, established multi million-dollar global implementations, and managed others to become great leaders themselves.
Kim has co-authored two books on leadership: Savvy Leadership Strategies for Women, and Ready, Aim, Excel. She was also featured in Published! magazine. Kim earned an M.B.A. from UC Irvine, an M.A. in Career Counseling from Santa Clara University, and a B.A. in Psychology from UC Santa Barbara. She is a Certified Coach, is qualified in the MBTI and Strong Interest Inventory; is certified in the Love ‘Em or Lose ‘Em Workshop by CSI, the Lominger 360, HBDI, and True Colors; and is an expert in the DiSC instrument and StrengthsFinder. Kim has been an advisor to the California Career Development Association, and a member of SBODN, ASTD, BAAPT, and the National Speaker Association.