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Heather Kumari McClellan

HKM Coaching & Consulting

Heather Kumari McClellan does emotional intelligence-related consulting, coaching, and conflict mediation for companies ranging from startups to Fortune 100, with clients including Y Combinator startups, Square, Uber, and Siemens. 
Her work includes collaborating with venture funds and startups on bespoke organizational health and leadership team dynamics. One of her long-term coaching clients is a founder whose private company went from a $20 million to over $1 billion valuation over the course of their coaching. She's conducted empathy trainings for Fortune 100 executives, and her innovation work with Siemens resulted in endeavors that generated over $200 million for the company.
Heather’s trained and mentored over 300 facilitators, and for five years she ran and co-grew an Authentic Relating (relational skills) training group in Austin to the largest in the world, from 10 to over 2,000 members. It’s now Connect Humanity, an official 501(c)(3) non-profit, for which she is on the board of directors. She also holds an Advanced Coaching Certification from Columbia University.