Jo Ilfeld, Ph.D.

Lecturer, Sonoma Executive MBA

Jo Ilfeld, Ph.D.


(510) 402-6224
  • UC Berkeley - Ph.D. in Marketing
    • Dissertation: Investigating Social Learning Effects in the Consumer Choice of Health Care Plan Adoption
  • Yale University - B.S. in Applied Mathematics with Statistics

Professional Certification:

  • PCC Accredited coach with the International Coaching Federation
Academic Interests
  • Leadership intelligence
  • High-performance teams
  • EQ
  • Leadership assessments

Jo Ilfeld PhD is an executive leadership consultant who works with C-suite leaders, executives and high potential managers to create more impact and influence in their organizations. She works with individuals, teams and organizations on 4 core areas of leadership development: leading with clarity of vision, mastering the art of results, developing influence, and deepening your executive presence. Jo’s clients have come from leading Bay Area companies including EBay , BioMarin, Intel, Theravance, PayPal, and Blue Shield of California as well as many small to medium-sized companies and non-profit organizations. Jo is also a professor of Leadership Intelligence in the executive MBA program at Sonoma State. Prior to founding Incite To Leadership, Jo grew her first company into a million dollar business. She is a graduate of Yale College and holds a PhD in Business from UC Berkeley.

Selected Publications & Presentations