23WIP Speaker

Ebony Smith

Executive Coach & President,
Ebenum Equations

Ebony Smith, 2023 Women In Product

Ebony is a leadership development specialist with a passion for creating forward-thinking leaders. After 20 years of risk management experience in the Fortune 100 (Sunoco, BP and World Fuel services), her full-spectrum-lens view of leadership has empowered her to help individuals hone their goals and reach their full potential.

After working in operational risk management and financial risk management, Ebony now centers her career around transformational risk management. Today, she partner with clients to develop leadership resilience and design foresight strategies for deployment.

Bringing an innovative, straightforward approach, she pushes individuals to leave their “Subject Matter Expert” mindset behind and become relationship-oriented leaders that drive their organizations into the future. With a keen talent to anticipate and respond, she helps her clients create actionable plans that mitigate risks and open new avenues of opportunity.

Ebony has a B.S. in Chemistry from Jefferson and an M.S. in Environmental Protection and Safety Management from St. Joseph’s University of Philadelphia. After being certified as a PCC, (Professional Certified Coach) by the ICF (International Coach Federation), she founded the ICF-certified Ebenum Leadership Academy to transform leaders into coaches. She’s also a valued faculty member at Florida International University’s Center for Leadership.



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