we do things a little bit differently around here
We place a premium on transparency—with our clients and each other—because the strength of our people powers everything we do.
Working here is special. We think about what's best for the greater good, are vested in each other's success, and extend professional courtesy.
We're pretty down to earth and we like it that way. We work with nice people, we collaborate constantly, and there is no hidden agenda.
Innovation is embedded in our culture. We believe in finding creative solutions, taking risks, and learning from the outcomes.
We work hard and recharge hard. We are serious about work, but don’t take ourselves too seriously.
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Shirley Schlatka
/    Co-CEO, Synthesis

Shirley is an executive coach and organizational development consultant specializing in growth technology companies. Throughout her career, she has helped thousands of senior executives, high potential leaders and leadership teams from global companies create more value. In addition, Shirley has worked as an executive coach at HBS Executive Education for the last decade. Using her vast knowledge in applying psychological methods to business settings and her extensive coaching experience, Shirley writes coaching curricula and teaches executive coaches.

Shirley is trained in systems thinking, design thinking and agile software development. She discovered that applying agile principles to people development is highly effective and uses this methodology in her coaching engagements and as the basis for Synthesis’ leadership development and coaching processes.

Shirley holds a Law and Economics Bachelor’s degree from Tel Aviv University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.