Reema Gainley

Founder & Executive Coach


Reema is a BIMA Wellbeing Council Co-Chair, BIMA Mentor and Founder/Executive Coach at Lead from Within. Lead from Within is a Leadership Development and Coaching Company that supports high-achieving, impact-driven leaders in Tech and Digital to create their next level of growth and transformation from the inside out. Clients include Executives from global Tech giants like Microsoft and IBM, to Founders and Senior Leaders at Digital Agencies and B2B SME’s who are passionate about creating sustainable, impact-driven initiatives.

With 20 years experience, Reema has coached and worked with hundreds of leaders. She previously led multi-million deals and strategic partnerships at Silicon Valley-based companies. And, held the UK VP/MD of Optimizely where she led the business for over 5 years through fast-paced growth and scale in the run-up to a successful multi-million VC exit.  She also founded an Executive Recruitment company that matched top leadership Talent with Tech Start-ups, SME’s and Global Digital Agencies.

To bring the best research-based tools to support clients, as a qualified coach, Reema continues to learn extensively with the world’s leading experts in business growth psychology, leadership development, and neuroscience.

Reema holds a degree in Economics and meditates for an hour a day. Learning with two modern-day monks, Reema has studied and practiced evidence-based meditative, breathwork, and mindset practices, for 10 years, with the Yoga of Immortals. Which, she also leads research-based mental wellbeing partnerships in the UK Health and Education sectors.