THAXA® is a boutique executive coaching firm that leverages the best ideas from performance science to help leaders around the globe.

Since its inception in 2013, THAXA’s scientific approach to individualized coaching has attracted a devoted client base of dozens of executives at firms ranging from large technology companies to agile startups to innovative non-profits.

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The Founder and Managing Director of THAXA is Carla Fowler, MD PhD. Carla graduated from Brown University magna cum laude, earned her MD and PhD at the University of Washington, and completed her internship in general surgery at Stanford University.

She founded THAXA to share her passion for performance science, where the fields of strategy, productivity, and psychology intersect.

Outside of THAXA, Carla is an angel investor specializing in medtech and biotech with a portfolio of over a dozen investments.

She is also an active member of Social Venture Partners, Rotary, Washington Women’s Foundation, Alliance of Angels, and Keiretsu.