About Tijen Genco

Tijen Genco, MS, MCC, NBC-HWC, MBB, E-RYT200
Executive, Life and Well-being Coaching
Mentoring and Coach Supervision

Tijen Genco specializes in executive coaching, cultural and behavioral transformation, and service excellence. Her engagements as a management consultant resulted in multi-million dollars of increase in productivity benefits for Fortune 100 companies. Tijen draws strengths from her skill sets to coach leaders toward excellence in strategic and inclusive global leadership across geographical and organizational cultures. Her coaching inspires clients to elevate their consciousness, potentialize their strengths, and develop impactful, harmonious, sustainable, and inclusive strategies.

Tijen has served on the International Coaching Federation (ICF) Philadelphia Chapter board as the VP of Education and Professional Development. She is an approved continuing education provider for ICF. She provides Mentor Coaching and lectures in the academic environment.

Tijen developed a unique methodology of incorporating mindfulness and neuroscience into behavioral change. She utilizes this methodology for cultural transformation and behavioral change coaching in the healthcare industry by enabling desired behaviors toward better health. Tijen participates in social responsibility efforts such as supporting cancer patients to improve their health. In 2013, Tijen served 3 months in India to enhance the quality of Maternal Health services in rural areas, coaching across complex sponsoring organizations and social workers.

Select Client Results:

  • A Fortune 100 company’s CIO struggled to align his communication style with the company’s inclusive leadership principles. The client and I worked to calibrate his behavior to the corporation’s core values. Our work significantly improved the client’s year-end feedback in inclusive and collaborative leadership.
  • The General Attorney of a bank had a challenge with managing, motivating, and harmonizing a global team of individuals across multiple backgrounds and cultures. She was recognized for the annual leadership award after six months of coaching engagement.,
  • The CFO of a Fortune 100 manufacturing company lacked emotional intelligence, impacting his ability to collaborate. We worked together to develop his emotional intelligence, ability to inspire and motivate others, win-win negotiation, and collaboration. His CEO and HRBP saw the results after three sessions for a six-month engagement.    
  • A Hospital Director of the Veterans Affairs Organization was just appointed to his position and needed to be onboarded to the C-Suite leadership behaviors. The leader was used to being hands-on and struggling to shift the behavior. After working with Tijen for a few months, the leader successfully positioned themselves into the role they assumed and learned to strategically lead their organization toward success.

Education & Accreditations:

  • MS, Organizational Behavior and Coaching, University of Texas at Dallas
  • BS, Electronics Engineering Black Sea Technical University
  • International Coach Federation MCC, and ACTC
  • National Board-Certified Health and Wellness Coach
  • Laser Coaching
  • Lean/Six Sigma, MBB
  • Solution Focused Coach
  • Meditation and Yoga Teacher, Yoga Alliance RYT E-200
  • Body Arts and Science, 500 Hrs. Pilates Teacher

Multi-Cultural Experience

  • Worked and lived in: Turkey, UK, Spain, USA, and India
  • Provided Leadership Coaching, Cultural Transformation, Diversity and Inclusion practices for executives and teams in USA, Caribbean, Italy, UK, Spain, Hungary, Ukraine, Denmark, Germany, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Lebanon, India, Japan, Mongolia, and Malaysia.

Professional Experience:

  • Areas of Expertise
    • Change Management
    • Cross-Cultural Communication
    • Culture Change and Assessment
    • Diversity and Inclusion
    • Executive Coaching
    • Executive Wellness Coaching
  • Functional Experience
    • Accounting and Finance
    • Engineering and Research
    • Human Resources
    • Information Technology
    • Licensing
    • Operations and Management
    • Sales and Marketing
  • Industry & Sector Experience: Aerospace and Defense, Arts and Culture, Civic, Non-Profit and Membership Groups, Consumer Product Manufacturing, Corporate Services, Energy and Environmental, Financial Services, Government, Law, Leisure, Sports and Recreation, Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology, Retail.

Coaching Approach

Evidence-based Methodologies used in Coaching

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Cognitive Processing Therapy for Trauma / Grief
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Humanistic
  • Integrative
  • Neurologic
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Inquiry
  • Positive Psychology
  • Solution Focused Coaching
  • Somatic
  • Strength-Based
  • Stress/Anxiety Resolution


  • Individuals
  • Group

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