Linda (Elle) Yaven
Elle is a Leadership/Executive Coach and CEO, EllevateYou, a boutique coach agency. She provides an original way for diverse talent to live into the best version of themselves based in her action guide for 35 Creative Dynamics.

Clients include IDEO, Apple, Pixar, Google, World Bank, de Young Museum, Strong Brew, Tomorrow Partners, Gensler, Oru Kayak, Full Circle Fund, The Nature Conservancy, LinkedIn, Cisco, Blackboard, OKCOIN, Singularity University, Propelland and Teall Sports & Entertainment.

Elle is Associate Professor, MBA Design Strategy, California College of the Arts, teaching her take on productive communication for positive change.

Some days you can find her coaching music bands on team dynamics in business.

She's led workshops at IDEO, Stanford University, African & African American Studies, Google, OKCOIN, The Cooper Hewitt Design Museum, Blackboard, Propelland, Teall Capitol and Kreatives GmbH.

Elle has 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".

With a background as a painter, she provides an insider's view of creativity in the realm of business and leadership.