Maya enjoys utilizing her engineering and senior management know-how in the classroom. Her experience includes:
Delivery of world-class products in the enterprise, internet and consumer industries
Building and leading high performance product development organizations
Experience in successful startups, mid-size and fortune-500 companies
Leadership of rapid growth, turn-around, out-sourcing and off-shoring business situations
Management of distributed organizations in the U.S., Asia and Europe
18+ years of successful track record in the high-tech industry
She is a graduate of the Technion Institute of Technology, Israel
Languages: English and Hebrew
Love to cook: www.maya-cookbook.com
Play squash, dance zumba and practice yoga
and most importantly: spend quality time with family and friends!
George provides technical leadership and guidance to executive teams, colleagues, and external partners. He is passionate about mentoring and coaching the next generation. George has many years in technology, first as a software developer (C/C++) and later as a manager and a senior leader at IBM, Kodak, Salesforce, GM/Cruise and SaverLife
Languages: English, C++ and Bashh
Loves spending time with family and friends. Enjoys outdoor activities including running 100km trails, cycling 100 miles and open water swimming. Past board membership at local nonprofit organizations.
Martha, CPCC, is an experienced facilitator, executive coach, and working parent who works with clients around the world, helping them become more effective (and happier!) leaders. Through 1:1 coaching and group learning sessions, Martha’s work balances all sides of professional development - the intellectual and emotional, the practical and aspirational, the serious and humorous, the theoretical and tactical. She is endlessly curious about helping leaders create culture, systems and processes that enable themselves, their teams and their businesses to thrive.
Martha has worked in the tech sector for 10+ years and has loved wearing many hats throughout this time: Project Manager, Chief of Staff, Head of Learning and Development, and now full-time executive coach and facilitator. Some tech companies she’s recently work with do growth marketing, ecommerce, security, data aggregation, and health care.
Common topics that arise in her work include navigating hard conversations, emotional regulation, increasing self-awareness, and improving on leadership skills like delegation, prioritization, leading effective meetings and 1:1s, change management, stakeholder management, building trusting relationships, and feedback (receiving, soliciting, giving).
She is a graduate of the University of Michigan, Brooklyn Law School and is a certified coach through The Co-Active Training Institute
Loves reading fiction, practicing yoga, going hiking, and playing all types of sports with her two young boys - tennis, paddle tennis, football, soccer, and baseball, and exploring new cities
Cristina provides leadership development training at high tech companies that do storage, enterprise SW, mobile platforms, ecommerce, gaming, clean tech, medical devices, EDA, marketing automation, adTech, and ... ocean-going robots that host their data in a cloud.
She is a graduate of UC Berkeley, California
Languages: English and Spanish
Love to travel and read
Cook and spend time with my family
Kate Walker, SPHR, SHRM-SCP has over two decades of experience working in Human Resources, driving growth, transformation, and culture within organizations. As a strategic and tactical leader, she’s partnered with senior-most company executives, led the HR function, and built out HR infrastructure.
She has worked for notable global companies such as The William Morris Agency, JWT, TBWA Chiat Day, Publicis, USTA, Nintendo and more. She is a graduate of San Diego State University with a B.A in Speech Communication.
As an HR leader, she provides confidential and trusted space for the c-suite and senior leaders to work through strategies, challenges, decisions, and change management. She’s led organizational development projects to explore, design, and build teams that align with business models. She’s designed, launched, and facilitated training on performance management, leadership development, and team effectiveness.
She has a strong passion for 1:1 executive coaching, small group coaching, and mastermind facilitation.
Loves to spend time with family, read non-fiction, and travel to warm climates
Faith has over 20 years of Human Resources leadership experience, worked in both US and China for companies across technology, e-commerce, consumer goods, pharmaceutical, and manufacturing industries. She has partnered with Sr. leadership teams, led HR functions, and built capabilities and infrastructures. As HR leader she leads organizational transformation and drives growth for businesses at different sizes and stages.
She believes we all can tap into our potential and keep learning and growing. She dedicates her time and enjoys being a coach and group facilitator, building connections, facilitating individual growth and group learning.
She is a graduate of the Wright Graduate University and the South China University of Technology.
Language: Mandarin, Cantonese, and English
A hiker and biker, love to spend time outdoors.
She’s also a swimmer and used to be a member of the college swimming team.