MBA, Harvard Business School
Strategy/strategic thinking, marketing and networking
Professor LaRoche is the Managing Director of INSPIRITAS Corporation, a consulting and training firm advancing the practice of leadership. INSPIRITAS' executive programs challenge leadership teams to accelerate results using vision, strategy and accountability. She has brought her unique talents to recent clients: Miller Brewing, Harvard University, American Student Assistance and Stamford Hospital. She has 18 years experience in sales, marketing and training at high-tech and emerging growth companies.
In 2000, she founded Ingia Solutions to provide strategic marketing expertise to emerging growth companies. Prior to Ingia, she served as director of marketing for Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), bringing the new Net Markets practice from start-up to revenues of $40 million. In her prior position with CSC, she managed product marketing for the e-Business group where she developed and delivered training programs for both sales personnel and technology consultants. Previously she was a product-marketing manager at Vicorp Interactive Systems, a telecommunications product and services firm.
Ms. LaRoche has worked with many organizations as a consultant, coach and trainer to develop strategic business and marketing plans and execute on them to achieve breakthrough results. Ms. LaRoche started her career as a sales professional at IBM where she has received numerous excellence awards. She is currently the President of the Board of Cambridge Family and Children's Services.