Ilana Zivkovich

Ilana Zivkovich

Founder & CEO


  • Executive Coaching
  • Strategic Advisory
  • Retained Performance
  • Board Directorship
  • Keynote Speaking

Ilana is the Founder and CEO of Werq, an executive coaching and strategic leadership advisory firm headquartered in Austin, TX, serving clients around the country and abroad. An experienced executive leader and Certified Executive Coach, Ilana is passionate about creating alignment experiences for top-level professional teams that combine strategic, systemic, and relational interventions to produce tangible results. Ilana’s clients include businesses across industries, including high tech, higher education, retail, private equity, CPG, real estate, and healthcare. Her focus is on helping them identify and address the key priorities that will yield them the most significant positive business outcomes. Prior to founding Werq, Ilana held a variety of executive leadership positions. Ilana is a Certified Executive Coach, Cloverleaf Certified Partner, and holds a Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Texas at Austin. She resides in Austin and appreciates raising her young family in the vibrant and growing city.


  • Executive Coach Certification from Center for Executive Coaching
  • Cloverleaf Certified Partner
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Master of Science in Social Work, University of Texas at Austin