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About mo

Mo Fong (Harvard Business School ‘02, Stanford ‘95 BS Chemical Engineering, ‘96 MA Education )


Mo is the founder of LeiFongCoaching, LLC focused on supporting women of color in tech to lead with confidence and joy. She spent 15 years at Google leading global teams in various functional areas including her most recent role as Sr. Director of Google Technical Solutions for Google Learning and Education, Google Assistant and Search. She has also served as Google's Director K12 Education Outreach and Chief Compliance Officer for Google Wallet. Prior to Google, Mo worked at PayPal in risk management and was the Executive Director of the Stanford Educational Leadership Initiative (  She started her career as a high school math and chemistry teacher and administrator with the Fremont Union High School District.    Mo is a current board member for,, Starfish Institute,, and the National Girls Collaborative Project.  She is also an angel investor in various edtech and healthcare start-ups.  Mo is part of the Asian Women Coaching Collective, previous board member of the Stanford Asian Pacific American Alumni Community, and was active in Google’s Asian Director+ Leadership Group of VPs and Asian Googler Network. 


As a coach, Mo is interested in helping clients understand their true motivations and their values as guiding principles on how to chart their career and life ambitions.  She is passionate about providing executive coaching for mid-career professionals and senior executives who are leading in times of change, accelerating in their current role or looking to make a career pivot. Mo has experience in building teams, transforming people managers to great leaders while navigating through life changes including caregiving for children and elderly parents.  She also has experience in crisis management and leading teams through change. She lives in California with her husband and two sons (11 and 13 years old).  


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