Succession Program for Technical Talent

Intense upskilling & coaching for your critical talent, delivering results in months, not years


Execute on your succession plan

Ideal for top talent in your succession plan, which you have identified to fill open roles internally and quickly.

Our solution uniquely combines formal assessments of business challenges and individual leadership training opportunities.

The individual is paired with an executive business coach to get help from someone who has walked in their shoes.

  • Identify critical open roles today and in the near future
  • Identify high-potential technical talent
  • Facilitate knowledge transfer from senior experts to emerging talent
  • Accelerate careers and certify talent

Additional Organization Benefits:

  • Promote internal talent by creating a robust pipeline of technically skilled leaders
  • Reduce attrition of critical talent
  • Enhances employee engagement and career satisfaction
  • Ensures the organization remains at the forefront of technological innovation
  • Facilitates smooth transitions during key technical leadership changes


Brands That Trust Us


Because It Works

UP TO97%

of participants retained

UP TO76%

of participants had their careers accelerated within the 1st year


of participants rate a 20-80% improvement on specific skills


of participants made Moderate to Significant advancements towards their goal

Our employer customers say

Upskilling That Actually Works


Self-paced nanolearning modules for tech by tech are typically just 15 minutes a day.


Individualized career sprints and confidential conversations upskill your team quickly.


Quantitative results include goal achievement, skills improvement, and business ROI.

Succession Accelerator Program

Robust assessment of business and individual needs

Targeted personalized plan working with 1:1 business executive coach

No interruptions to daily work and acceleration of projects

Immediately applicable use case based learning

Access 170+ technical advisors 24/7

Structured program with real-time dashboard and additional resources

Works on any device

Why us

  • We are a community of successful senior leaders who know what it takes to lead technical teams.
  • Our senior leadership team has over 100 years of experience in STEM fields and has successfully launched leadership programs for technical talent at previous organizations, which are still going strong today.
  • We are leveraging that secret sauce, along with several innovative components, to scale and deliver strong business results for our customers.


We are technical leaders and coaches who have been there and done that

Our business executive coaches are hand-selected and certified to provide the best possible experience to our participants—they ask the right questions, provide answers, and direct action. Participants say this human interaction is critical to their success.

Dana Ginn
Co-Founder and COO Gotara | Strategy and Innovation | Coach | Educator | HUB International, Nielsen Alum
MBA, University of Chicago
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Kansas State University

Dr. D Sangeeta
25+ Years Experience
Founder and CEO Gotara | Innovator  | C-Suite Leader | Talent Magnet  | Amazon, Nielsen, GE Alum
Ph.D., Materials Chemistry, University of Illinois
M.S., Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

John Downey
Strategic Advisor | Executive Coach | Amazon and Motorola Alum
MBA, Northwestern University
B.A., Economics/Psychology, Northwestern University

Karen Leeker
Investor | Mentor | Board Member | Proctor and Gamble Co., Solo Cup, Goldman Sachs Alum
B.S., Industrial Engineering, Purdue University

Are you looking grow leaders and produce measurable business results?

A woman types at a computer as she learns greater leaderships skills with her nanolearning from gotara.