noun. One who facilitates leadership experiences for Ariel. synonyms; thought leader, guide, guru.

Ninotchka Tingleff

Ninotchka Tingleff


  • EMEA


Ninotchka is a skilled presence facilitator with a specialty in language and communication instruction. Fluent in English, Spanish, and foundational French, she has an extensive experience working with cohorts of various sizes and cultural backgrounds.

Training experience

Her clients include: Dynamo – France, Linguaphone – France, Gogen LTD – London, Pell & Bales

Business experience

In addition to his two-decade career as an Ariel coach, Joel also founded a software company. He has over 30 years of experience in designing and building software systems, including several years on Wall Street creating mortgage-backed security and analytics options trading systems for a number of New York City’s largest financial institutions.

Theater experience

Spent many years engaged in various aspects of this world. As a performer: singer, actress and model. On the ‘behind the scenes’ area: as a stagehand at various theatres in London’s West End including The Prince Edward (Mamma Mia) & The Palace Theatre (Les Miserables), and as front of house staff at The Public Theatre in New York City.

Education and credentials

  • Nebosh in Health & Safety – Aviva, UK
  • Brigham Young University – USA