Libby Gill

Founder & CEO

Brief Biography

Libby Gill is the former head of communications and public relations for Sony, Universal, and Turner Broadcasting. She is now CEO of Libby Gill & Company, an executive coaching and consulting firm. An international speaker and bestselling author, she has shared her success strategies on CNN, NPR, the Today Show, and in BusinessWeek, Time, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and more.

Libby helps established and emerging leaders at organizations including AMC Networks, Cisco, Disney, EY, Honda, Intel, Kellogg’s, Microsoft, Oracle, PayPal, Royal Caribbean, Safeway, Viacom, Warner Bros., Wells Fargo inspire purpose and ignite performance.

Full Biography

After nearly twenty years in senior leadership roles in communications at media giants Universal, Sony and Turner Broadcasting, Libby is now CEO of executive coaching and consulting firm Libby Gill & Company, which celebrated its sixteenth anniversary in 2016. A sought-after international speaker, Libby was also the PR/branding brain behind the launch of the Dr. Phil Show.

Her clients include AMC Networks, Cisco, Comcast, Disney, Eli Lilly, Honda, Intel, Kellogg’s, Microsoft, Oracle, PayPal, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Safeway, Viacom, Warner Bros., Wells Fargo, and many more. A frequent media guest, Libby has shared her success strategies on CNN, NPR, the Today Show, and in BusinessWeek, Time, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and more.

With a focus on helping individuals and organizations lead with hope and heart, Libby delivers keynote addresses, custom training programs, and executive coaching for companies desiring to create cultures of engagement and bold leadership. Her proven “Clarify, Simplify & Execute” process inspires people to maximize their “Leadership DNA,” building high-passion/high-performance teams; and increasing employee engagement through authentic emotional connections.

Deciding she would answer the call of entrepreneurship, Libby left the corporate world and founded Libby Gill & Company in November 2000. As she was reinventing her professional life, Libby’s personal life also underwent a major transition. She chronicled her journey of overcoming the self-perceived limitations left behind by a family legacy of alcoholism, divorce, mental illness and suicide in her bestselling book TRAVELING HOPEFULLY: How to Lose Your Family Baggage and Jumpstart Your Life.

Business leaders including Zappos.com CEO Tony Hsieh and Dr. Ken Blanchard have endorsed Libby’s award-winning book YOU UNSTUCK: Mastering the New Rules of Risk-taking in Work and Life. Her latest book is CAPTURE THE MINDSHARE AND THE MARKET SHARE WILL FOLLOW: The Art and Science of Building Brands.

Libby is the proud mother of two fabulous Millennial sons – one in college and the other in graduate school. She lives in Los Angeles, CA.