LINDA (ELLE) YAVEN

I'm Founder, EllevateYou, a coach company offering a strengths based system empowering communicative intelligence in individuals and groups.

I've rolled up my sleeves and worked with clients at IDEO, Apple, Pixar, Google, Kreatives GmbH, The World Bank, de Young Museum, Strong Brew, Gensler, Oru Kayak, Full Circle Fund, The Nature Conservancy, Dye Hard Fan Supply, LinkedIn, Singularity University and Teall Capital Partners.

It is an honor to count solo/intra/entrepreneurs & start-ups among my clientele too.

I am Associate Professor, MBA Design Strategy, California College of the Arts, teaching my original communication method. As Faculty Zoo Labs Music Entrepreneurship Accelerator, Oakland, I coach music bands on team dynamics in business.

I've led Master Classes at IDEO, Stanford University, African & African American Studies, Google, The Cooper Hewitt Design Museum & Blackboard. I have served as Advisor/Documenter for The Making Learning Visible Institute at Harvard & consulted to the Education Branch of the Department of Defense on "Meaningful Critique".