Nila Betof, PhD, is chief operating officer of the Leader’s Edge/Leaders By Design. She has held several corporate C-suite and executive roles, including chief operating officer, chief human resources officer, and head of strategic planning. Her executive coaching work is primarily focused on senior leaders and emerging leaders. Nila was the recipient of the 2011 Smart COO Award from Smart CEO magazine. She also served as president of the Forum of Executive Women, and currently serves on the Thirty-Percent Coalition and NextMove Dance boards. Nila has authored numerous articles on leadership and is frequently sought as a speaker on leadership issues, especially on developing and retaining high-potential women leaders. She co-authored Just Promoted!: A Twelve-Month Roadmap for Success in Your New Leadership Role.