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James Gallagher

SIY Certified Teacher


  • Oakland, CA, USA

Languages Offered

  • English


James Gallagher is the Founder of Ei Collaborative, an emotional intelligence consultant, and a Certified Facilitator of the Search Inside Yourself (SIY) Program. James has facilitated SIY for teams and leaders in corporations including Zillow Group, Zscaler, and SCRAM Systems; and in non profit organizations and educational institutions across the United States. Additionally, James has trained in facilitating Trauma-sensitive Mindfulness with David Treleaven, author of Trauma-sensitive Mindfulness.

James is also an SIY Global Coach; trained in the theories and practices of the Co-Active Training Institute (CTI). James understands the complexities of leading in organizations and institutions amidst our rapidly changing professional culture and the broader challenges of our evolving world. He supports leaders, teams, and individual contributors towards achieving a fulfilling, balanced, and catalyzing personal and professional life.

Prior to founding Ei Collaborative, James was the Vice President of Education for Aspire Public Schools; a large non profit organization operating K-12 schools in California. In this role, he designed and facilitated professional learning for teammates across Aspire, including the Executive Team; and led Aspire’s Social Emotional Learning (SEL) implementation across Aspire’s 40 schools. James holds a BA in Pre-Law & Philosophy from Binghamton University and a law degree from George Washington University.