Full Biography

Libby Gill

Founder & CEO

After nearly twenty years in senior leadership roles in communications at media giants Universal, Sony and Turner Broadcasting, Libby is now CEO of Los Angeles-based executive coaching and consulting firm Libby Gill & Company. A sought-after international speaker who has keynoted across the country and as far away as Kuwait, she guides established and emerging leaders to ignite purpose and drive performance in themselves and their organizations.

Libby delivers keynote presentations, executive coaching, custom training programs for companies desiring to drive culture change through risk-taking and accountability to action. Here proven “Clarify, Simplify, Execute” process inspires excellence and increases engagement through increased communication and collaboration, fostering trust, and building respect. By maximizing each individual’s Leadership DNA, she helps companies develop people-centric workplaces. The PR & branding brain behind the launch of the Dr. Phil Show, Libby also helps individuals and organizations “capture the mindshare” – creating communication models and messaging to connect to the heads and hearts of their customers, colleagues and communities. 

Her clients include AMC Networks, Avery Dennison, CA Technologies, Cisco, Comcast, Deloitte, Disney-ABC, Edmunds, Eli Lilly, EY, Genentech, GoDaddy, Honda, Hyundai, Intel, Kellogg’s, Microsoft,  Oracle, PayPal, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Safeway, Sony, The Conference Board, 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.

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.

Libby’s award-winning book YOU UNSTUCK: Mastering the New Rules of Risk-taking in Work and Life has been endorsed by business leaders including Zappos.com CEO Tony Hsieh and Dr. Ken Blanchard. Her latest book, CAPTURE THE MINDSHARE AND THE MARKET SHARE WILL FOLLOW: The Art and Science of Building Brands,  shows readers how to build brand loyalty through deep emotional connections.

A former columnist for the Dallas Morning News and a member of the Author’s Guild, Libby lives in Los Angeles and is the proud mother of two fabulous young Millennial men.