For 25 years Rachel Parikh has worked with executives and teams at some of the world's most successful tech companies. At TOP Consulting Rachel provides executive coaching to leaders ready to make a significant step change in their lives. She is known for her ability to quickly get to the core of people, surface what is required to get unstuck, and help unleash the next wave of personal and professional growth. Her unique combination of gentleness and power creates a safe and courageous environment for meaningful, transformative change.
Rachel’s approach to coaching is grounded in the principle that change starts within and ripples outwards. She brings a variety of strategies and experiential practices to help people reconnect with their values, deepen self-awareness and increase their impact. Having made significant changes in her own life and career, she knows first-hand the challenges and opportunities of developing oneself as a leader and sees this as a lifelong process of discovery.
Rachel is a certified Master Coach. She trained at the Coaches Training Institute and is accredited by the International Coach Federation. She specialized in the field of Organizational Coaching through the Center for Right Relationship and is a certified practitioner of The Leadership Circle 360 Profile. She has coached senior executives from a variety of sectors including technology, financial services, pharmaceutical, non-profit, global start-ups as well as graduate students at the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. Recent clients include Google, Salesforce, SAP, LinkedIn, Daimler, Novartis, and HSBC.
Rachel serves on the Leadership and Professional Development committee of Neythri, an association for South Asian Professional Women. She is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Sequoia Union School District Academy Mentor Program, which brings together professionals and underserved youth for mentoring and career support. She is a certified yoga instructor and published author, and resides in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and three children.