Jessica Yen

Jessica Yen

Jessica Yen - Leadership Coach
CPCC, ACC
Leadership Coach

Jessica Yen has an ability to gently nudge leaders into fearless engagement and full participation in life and work. Her warmth and connection enable those around her to feel comfortable and cared for from the get-go. Jessica is a fierce champion of her clients’ success and courage. By beginning every pLink Leadership® coaching engagement with a collaborative agenda, she encourages a level of accountability to goal-setting, growth, and follow-through that her clients recognize and appreciate.

Jessica’s passion for holistic goal-setting has enabled her to lean into analytics to guide her coaching, and she deftly navigates the delicate balance between metrics and empathetic connection. Her clients report growth in their capacity for innovative action and sustainable planning — key components of robust and future-oriented teams. Relevant, constructive, and truly fun, Jessica’s coaching and facilitation shake up the leadership status-quo.

With over 10 years of corporate experience in the tech industry, Jessica has worked with high-level leaders in data analytics, systems implementation, engineering, and business operations. Her own background in data analytics allows her to connect on a deep level with tech and startup leaders: she “speaks data,” a crucial skill when seeking to understand the range of challenges that modern leaders face.

Jessica earned her Associate Certified Coach designation through the International Coaching Federation and also holds a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach credential. Additionally, she is a certified practitioner of the Leadership Circle Profile™ 360 assessment tool. She earned an undergraduate degree from UCLA where she completed a double major in Economics and Global Studies.

Jessica spends her sun-soaked Los Angeles days exploring farmer’s markets, searching for the best new sushi restaurant, and trail-running through the hills. An avid Shark Tank fan, Jessica enjoys learning about entrepreneurship and innovation and employs these skills as a small business owner herself. A true extrovert skilled in the art of conversation, she can often be found excitedly talking — with friends and strangers alike.

Jessica Yen - Leadership Coach
CPCC, ACC
Leadership Coach

Jessica Yen has an ability to gently nudge leaders into fearless engagement and full participation in life and work. Her warmth and connection enable those around her to feel comfortable and cared for from the get-go. Jessica is a fierce champion of her clients’ success and courage. By beginning every pLink Leadership® coaching engagement with a collaborative agenda, she encourages a level of accountability to goal-setting, growth, and follow-through that her clients recognize and appreciate.

Jessica’s passion for holistic goal-setting has enabled her to lean into analytics to guide her coaching, and she deftly navigates the delicate balance between metrics and empathetic connection. Her clients report growth in their capacity for innovative action and sustainable planning — key components of robust and future-oriented teams. Relevant, constructive, and truly fun, Jessica’s coaching and facilitation shake up the leadership status-quo.

With over 10 years of corporate experience in the tech industry, Jessica has worked with high-level leaders in data analytics, systems implementation, engineering, and business operations. Her own background in data analytics allows her to connect on a deep level with tech and startup leaders: she “speaks data,” a crucial skill when seeking to understand the range of challenges that modern leaders face.

Jessica earned her Associate Certified Coach designation through the International Coaching Federation and also holds a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach credential. Additionally, she is a certified practitioner of the Leadership Circle Profile™ 360 assessment tool. She earned an undergraduate degree from UCLA where she completed a double major in Economics and Global Studies.

Jessica spends her sun-soaked Los Angeles days exploring farmer’s markets, searching for the best new sushi restaurant, and trail-running through the hills. An avid Shark Tank fan, Jessica enjoys learning about entrepreneurship and innovation and employs these skills as a small business owner herself. A true extrovert skilled in the art of conversation, she can often be found excitedly talking — with friends and strangers alike.

Q&A with Jessica

Where I grew up: Taiwan, Malaysia, California (San Mateo and LA)

My family: My family is spread out across the world, primarily in Taiwan and California. My pets include 3 house plants and some rocks!

My favorite music: My taste changes, but I always enjoy anything on the Top 50 Pop charts – the tunes are usually so catchy and addicting.

My favorite foods: Definitely Japanese, I can’t get enough of sushi, curry, ramen, udon, okonomiyaki, katsu… not to mention the desserts! Mochi, dorayaki, taiyaki, cheesecake, the list just goes on and on…

My favorite cocktail: You can never go wrong with a margarita.

What I like to do in my spare time: Going trail-running and exploring the outdoors of Colorado

My first job: Taught Mandarin Chinese on Saturday mornings at the North Peninsula Mandarin School in the Bay Area

Something no one would believe about me: I was Miss San Francisco Chinatown 2019

No one is you and that is your power.

Dave Grohl