David DeFilippo, Ed.D.
David DeFilippo is the principal coach and consultant of DeFilippo Leadership Inc., which provides executive coaching, leadership development and talent management solutions to organizations.
Since the early part of his career as a high school teacher and track coach David has remained passionate about developing processes and plans for individuals and organizations to help them reach their full potential. David’s 25-year corporate career in executive talent management and development roles combined with his doctoral research focused on executive coaching brings both strong methodology and practicality to his work.
As a result of this work, David and his teams have been recognized with industry awards for practices such as leadership development, performance management and cultural integration. David presents and publishes regularly on topics related to leadership development, executive coaching and talent management. He is currently a columnist for Chief Learning Officer magazine and serves on its editorial advisory board.
David received his bachelor’s degree from Union College, his master’s from New York University and his doctorate with distinction from the University of Pennsylvania. David is also a graduate of Georgetown University’s Leadership Coaching Program and serves as an executive coach in Harvard Business School’s Executive Education programs. David has been an adjunct faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania and University of Massachusetts (Boston) Emerging Leaders Program.
David, his wife Lisa and their pack of terriers live in the Boston area.