About Us

SparkUs is a Coaching Tech company that scales, optimizes and measures coaching solutions for cultural transformation, talent and leadership development within organizations. SparkUs has a blended approach of digital self-coaching exercises supported by one-on-one sessions with external coaches and/or internal resources (such as mentors, internal coaches, peers, and managers).

Our mission is to establish a sustainable coaching culture within organizations so everyone from entry-level hire to manager can drive your organization forward.

We provide a secure, measurable and scalable platform that is customizable to fit different development needs in enterprises. With digital coaching tools, coach pool, supervisors, trainers and other relevant resources, SparkUs helps organizations to unlock their human potential and get future-ready!

Designed by ICF credentialed coaches and design thinking experts, we pride ourselves on our responsive and hands-on project management skills, as well as our professional and interpersonal relationships with clients.

SparkUs is a proud contributor of World Economic Forum, Forbes Coaches Council, ICF Foundation, European Mentoring & Coaching Council Global. Our solution Spark Your Culture is accredited by ICF as a Continuing Coach Education (CCE) program on Core Competencies and Resource Development.

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Our Manifesto

Every individual is unique and can contribute value to an organisation.

When individuals can match their personal values with an organisation’s vision, both parties will increase their productivity and chances of success. Coaching is the catalyst to starting this journey and identifying your own vision and values.

We believe this journey is too important to be limited to a select few. It should be the norm for everyone. It must be present within every company’s culture.

Here at SparkUs, we provide everyone with a safe space to be coached. This is a self-directed safe space where you will achieve individual goals by yourself – but not alone.

SparkUs supports individual journeys. Our goal is to create happy and productive organisations and societies at large, which comprise of engaged individuals making personal and professional choices based on their own unique abilities.

Users Love SparkUs

78%

Completion Rate

85%

User Satisfaction

87%

Qualified User Content
Enterprise Level Solution

Leadership Team

Ozlem Sarioglu
Managing Partner, Professional Coach, PCC

Ozlem Sarioglu began her professional career as a consultant at PwC, where she advised financial institutions on their global structuring and gained coaching experience as a manager. Ozlem has been selected by the International Coach Federation (ICF) as one of the six honourees of the Young Leader Award in 2019 to carry coaching into the future. In 2021, she became one of the official members of Forbes Coaches Council. Having the PCC credential from the ICF, she has more than 1500 hours of coaching experience. She is also a volunteer in the Development team of EMCC Global.

Dani Benreytan
Managing Partner, Design and Business Development

After completing a Master of Design at the Domus Academy, Dani Benreytan started his career as a design management consultant, where he helped companies to build their brands. At SparkUs, Dani spearheaded the concept of turning traditional coaching into a gamified online coaching platform. By transforming what used to be a face-to-face service to a self-serving gamified digital coaching tool, SparkUs was able to reduce costs drastically and expand coaching services to masses.

Meric Arslan
Project Manager/Customer Excellence

After graduating from Marmara University with a Bachelor of Science in Sociology, Meriç worked in HR and Account Management. At SparkUs, Meric manages the proposal process for new customer acquisition and ensures customer excellence.

Gamze Saba
Head of Business Development

After graduating from both Ege University and Berlin School of Economics and Law with a BS in Business Management, Gamze joined Nestle Turkey as a Key Account Field Executive. She worked in different positions related to Customer Business Development with a huge variety of customer profiles for 6 years. Later, her passion for Learning and Development made her career way into a different Industry, Education. She worked for Pearson as a Senior Consultant for 2 years and was responsible for corporate customers to develop their recruitment process and to design different L&D and ELT programs with different digital solutions. Now, she is working with the passion of bringing coaching to a wider audience and helping organizations to build a powerful culture at Sparkus as Head of Sales and Business Development.

H. Ender Subasi
Account Manager

After graduating from Sabancı University with a BS in Industrial Engineering, Ender joined EY Turkey as a risk consultant. He analyzed the potential risks of IT and Finance processes. At SparkUs, Ender manages the business development processes and key accounts. He is u0022at his elementu0022 when building and developing sustainable customer relationships.

Supervisory Board

Vivi Soryano
Chairwoman

Before becoming a body psychotherapy practitioner, Vivi started as an entrepreneur and a career coach. As a coach, she helped people attune to their potential and take initiative for a career, aligned with their “Presenceu”.
Now, incorporating her training in Sensorimotor Psychotherapy and Core Energetics into her “Cultivating Presence” practice, she enables her clients to self-actualize. She helps them become resilient, achieve fulfilment and presence-based leadership through centeredness practices.

Gurkan Sarioglu
Board Member

Gurkan Sarioglu, BSc EE, PCC. Gurkan is specialized in business and leadership coaching with a background of thirty-seven years of corporate life experience in ICT sector gained in Turkish Telekom, IBM Turkey, STFA Group, Ericsson Turkey and Turkcell. He is now serving on the ICF Independent Review Board since Apr. 2016. He led the 2018 ICF Ethics Code Review Team. He served as an ICF Turkish Chapter leader (2010 –2012) and as a founding member of the EMEA Regional Advisory Board (2014 – 2016).

Yusuf Biton
Board Member

Yusuf was born in 1954 in Istanbul. He graduated from Galatasaray High School and ITU Faculty of Electricity. He entered the computer business in the 1980s and brought Commodore computers to Turkey. Yusuf built the first domestic assembly computers in Turkey. In the 1990s, he became the managing partner of the largest computer parts distributor company in Europe. After this distributor company was sold, he set up a factory on plastics with the same business partners, which was also sold to a European company. Currently, he is an angel investor for high tech companies like SparkUs.

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