“Lori was a leadership coach for many years, and for the first 15 to 20 years of her career, she only coached white men, because that’s who was at the highest levels of executive leadership within some of the Fortune 500 companies,” Tao said. “And all of her clients told her, ‘Man, I wish I had access to this earlier.'” Tao approached Mazan about joining her, and the two cofounded Sounding Board, a digital executive-coaching service, in 2016. Sounding Board matches employees with a leadership coach for online meetings while tracking their goals, progress, and business metrics. Business Insider