Ipek’s latest interview published in Forbes: “Women Business Leaders: Why So Few And How To Have More”
Ipek is a bridge between the practical and changing worlds of business. Her multidisciplinary background enables her to relate to traditional business perspectives while introducing clients to more innovative thinking, preparing them to embrace new possibilities on an ever-changing terrain.
Ipek’s vision and commitment is to a 50/50 landscape where women contribute to leadership in equal numbers as men. She firmly believes that this more balanced and inclusive reality is a key source of collective wisdom for organizations and society-at-large.
Over 20 years ago, Ipek moved from investment banking to the human side of business. After ten years on Wall Street, Ipek’s journey took her into the world of psychology, spirituality and creativity. She has designed a unique and highly effective approach to leadership coaching and organizational consulting.
As part of her career change, Ipek spent a year in theological seminary, earned an MA in Psychology, a PhD in Organizational Leadership, and completed numerous certification programs including the Enneagram-Based Deep Coaching Certification. Ipek focuses her personal and professional development on studying leadership, expressive arts, communication, participative learning methodologies and ancient wisdom traditions, to develop approaches that awaken inherent potential and capacity for greatness. Born out of this was isConsulting, a transformative approach to leadership and living and Ipek becoming the president of Deep Coaching Institute, an advanced coach training school.
Ipek’s client list includes: Adobe, Agilent, Agios, Applied Materials, BEA Systems, Chevron, EMC, Estee Lauder, Genentech/Roche, Oracle, PayPal, Pfizer, Revlon, SAP, VMware, Wells Fargo and Workday.