Anke Thiele

Executive Leadership Coach

Anke Thiele - Executive Leadership Coach - Incite to Leadership
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Executive Leadership Coach

Anke Thiele has been a leadership consultant and coach for over 15 years and she focuses on areas such as emotional-social intelligence, communications, and leadership presence.

Anke brings her academic background in organizational psychology and business management/strategy consulting as well as her own leadership experience in her coaching work. She works with executives to facilitate improved personal effectiveness and business results and has coached hundreds of high-performing leaders in organizations across a wider range of industries.

Her consulting experience covers performance management, organization structure design, process redesign, change management, and all facets of talent management.

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Anke has held senior management positions at Bertelsmann AG, Europe’s biggest media company, and at Towers Perrin, where she consulted in the areas of organizational effectiveness and change management with Fortune 500 companies across industries.

She serves as part of the extended faculty at UC Berkeley’s Center for Executive Education and currently works as an external executive coach for Google, ClifBar, UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, and other Silicon Valley companies.

She was recently trained and certified as a mindfulness meditation teacher through UC Berkeley’s Greater Goods Science Center, Jack Kornfield, and Tara Brach.

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  • MBA, UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business
  • Masters in Organizational Psychology, TH Darmstadt/Germany
  • Professional Coaches Training Graduate, New Ventures West in San Francisco
  • Certified in the following assessments: Enneagram, EQi20.0, and EQ360
  • Certified mindfulness and meditation teacher
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Partial List of Prior Clients

  • Google
  • Applied Materials
  • Boehringer Ingelheim
  • California State Automobile Association
  • ClifBar
  • Credit Karma
  • Deep Mind
  • HotelTonight
  • Sun Microsystems
  • The Gap
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Fun Facts

Anke has worked on three continents in more than 10 countries. She is multilingual — fluent in English and German and conversant in Spanish — and multicultural.