Marie-Jeanne brings to her coaching, 25+ years of combined experience in the C-Suite and as an advisor to executives at both fast-scaling and established organizations – in the U.S. and globally.
Marie-Jeanne helps senior leaders and rising talent refine their executive presence and their influence, in turn, boosting impact during critical transitions. Her own experience in the C-Suite ensures a focus on measurable business outcomes. Marie-Jeanne’s approach blends the latest in neuroscience with a hands-on behavioral skills methodology. She is known for a compassionate yet dynamic, practical, and direct style. Her coaching gives leaders “space to breathe” – a place to have conversations they can have nowhere else.
Before becoming an executive coach, Marie-Jeanne was known as a Silicon Valley pioneer in early web media, and was a recognized national journalist, writing about venture capital and technology at publications including the New York Times. She then served as head of Corporate Communications at Robert Half International; built a strategic Marketing Agency; and then afterward, joined the executive ranks at TriNet as head of Marketing leading meteoric growth and an IPO run. Marie-Jeanne has also coached numerous future leaders on communication and executive presence at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. She is respected for her thought leadership, delivering captivating talks at conferences, and having been published in both business school textbooks and in numerous publications.
Marie-Jeanne has had a significant impact on the success of countless senior executives and their teams across diverse sectors including Media, Technology, Fin-Tech, Banking, Industrial Design, Life Sciences, Medical Devices, Pharmaceuticals, Hospital Health Care, Human Resources, Professional Services, Retail, Public Sector, Higher-Education, Non-Profit. Her clients include Google, Facebook, Uber, SAP, Mitsubishi, Juniper Networks, Stripe, Coinbase, Gilead, Genentech, Cardinal Health, Wells Fargo, Stanford University Graduate School of Business, Swiss Government | Swissnex, Canadian Consulate, and YMCA, as well as multiple well-funded startups.
- IEQ9 Enneagram Assessment
- ICF International Coaching Federation – PCC
- Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coaching
- Myers Briggs Type Indicator
- New Ventures West – ICF Certified Professional Integral Coach
- Search Inside Yourself – Google’s Leadership Development Program
- Bachelor of Political Science, Stanford University
- Human Resource Training and Development, UC Berkeley
- 360-Degree Feedback
- Business Consulting
- Communication Coaching
- Executive Coaching
- Executive Presence Coaching
- Executive Onboarding
- Executive Team Coaching & Development
- Leadership Development
- Meeting/Program Facilitation
- Visioning & Strategic Planning