About Micheline Germanos, PCC
Founder and Principal at Germanos Leadership, LLC, Micheline is a leadership and executive coach and facilitator who provides business leaders and their teams with a uniquely valuable perspective as she combines 25+ years of versatile, international business and leadership experience with deep coaching skills, EQ, intuition, and empathy.
Her Clients include senior leaders at Google, Microsoft, Ericsson, Facebook, Alaska Airlines, Swedish Hospital, and Providence Health and Services, in addition to startup CEOs and VPs in mid-size companies.
Micheline is passionate about people and possibilities. As a coach, she believes that each of her clients is unique and thus, she provides a customized and personalized approach that enables leaders to self-realize and formulate their own solutions.
A French national, born in Lebanon, with an engineering degree in Computer Sciences, Micheline speaks four languages. She started her career in Paris leading a team of Software development engineers in a French startup. After a successful career in European technical and business management roles at Philips and Nortel Networks, she was hired by Microsoft Europe as Director for Web services and Hosting.
Micheline spent ten years at Microsoft, during which she led an early version of their Cloud business in the EMEA region and scaled it into a substantial revenue stream. She also designed and implemented a global Diversity & Inclusion program that was widely recognized. In 2006, she moved to Microsoft Headquarters in Redmond (WA) as General Manager in the Communications Sector vertical. She left Microsoft in 2013 to build her international executive coaching practice.
Micheline is an IPEC certified professional coach (CPC) and an ICF Professional Certified Coach (PCC). She is also a facilitator for Lee Hecht Harrison “Coach the coach” ICF accredited coach training and an ICF PCC assessor.