Sharmin Banu

Past President ICF Washington, Executive Coach @ ICF Washington

Sharmin Banu has 20+ years of diverse experience as an executive coach and as a technology leader. She specializes in coaching leaders and seasoned professionals in the high-tech industry develop their emotional intelligence (EQ) and Executive Presence resulting in leadership excellence, team collaboration and desired career transitions.
She believes, the key to sustainable excellence is self-awareness and the ability to “search within us” and align with our core values. Without this foundation, all other “how-to” training bears very little long-term value. Sharmin helps her clients tap into their intrinsic motivation, leading to the deeper levels of engagement and sustainable excellence essential for thriving in today’s world.
As someone who has lived the life of a software engineer and a manager in corporate settings including nine years at Microsoft, Sharmin understands the challenges firsthand and speaks the language of the tech world. Sharmin’s clientele comes from a diverse background and include Executives and Senior Managers at Microsoft, Expedia, Boeing and at Amazon.