Linda (Elle) Yaven

Elle is an Executive Coach and Founder, EllevateYou. Her programs highlight individual talent within group cultures, advancing team mission and personal success.

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 original 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 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, her approach to team dynamics is highly individualized.