Ling Lam


Ling Lam

Lecturer in Management


Ling Lam, PhD, is an executive coach, a TEDx speaker, and a former engineer who was part of the original engineering team that invented the world’s first HDMI chip. He completed two degrees in electrical engineering at Stanford University before changing his career. While at Stanford, Ling was a recipient of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, Tau Beta Pi Fellowship, Terman Engineering Scholastic Award, and President’s Award for Academic Excellence. He was a member of the 2007 IDFTP cohort at the GSB and has facilitated T-groups in multiple settings beyond Stanford.

Academic Degrees

  • PhD in Psychology, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, 2014
  • MA in Counseling Psychology, Santa Clara University, 2006
  • MS in Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, 1997
  • BS (with distinction) in Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, 1996
  • Certificate in Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies and Research, California Institute of Integral Studies, 2023

Academic Appointments

  • Lecturer, Counseling Psychology, Santa Clara University
  • Core Faculty, Integral Counseling Psychology, California Institute of Integral Studies
  • Core Faculty, Counseling Psychology, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology