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Libby Gill, Marketing Speaker

Libby Gill

    • Founder & CEO of Libby Gill & Company Executive Coaching and Leadership Consulting
    • Former Head (SVP & VP) of Communications & Media Relations for Sony, Turner Broadcasting, and Universal
    • Awarding-winning author of six book including The Hope-Driven Leader: Harnessing the Power of Positivity at Work and You Unstuck: The New Rules of Risk-taking in Work and Life
    • Helps leaders navigate change with the science of hopefulness, called Hope Theory
    • Guides organizations to transform culture with passion and pragmatism using her True Hope Process™.
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$15,000 - $20,000

Virtual Fee:

$10,000 - $15,000

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Libby Gill | Speaker Demo

Libby Gill | Speaker Demo

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Virtual Keynote Opportunities

Libby Gill virtual reel

Libby Gill virtual reel

Leading Through Change and Challenge

Leading Through Change and Challenge

Planting the Seeds of Your Vision

Planting the Seeds of Your Vision

Libby Gill Speaker Biography

Libby Gill knows change. She grew up on two continents and went to eight different schools before putting herself through college waiting tables. Starting her career as an assistant at Embassy Communications, a television company founded by the legendary producer Norman Lear (All in the Family), Libby went through three corporate mergers and rose to become head of publicity, advertising, and promotion for Sony’s worldwide television group in just five years.

After a decade at Sony, Libby went on to lead public relations and corporate communications at media giants Universal and Turner Broadcasting. She exited the corporate world after fifteen years in leadership roles to become a first-time entrepreneur in her forties, founding Libby Gill & Company, executive coaching and leadership consulting firm in Los Angeles.

For the past 21 years, Libby has guided clients to lead their teams through change, challenge, and chaos. She shares the science-based concepts of hope theory to help them define a future-focused vision to inspire their teams to compete in today’s ever-changing world. In her executive coaching, leadership consulting, and keynote presentations, Libby guides people to:

• Reframe change as an opportunity for massive growth
• Re-energize and retain top talent through a culture of positivity
• Re-build for the future with a process for leading the way forward

Libby’s clients include Acura, ADP, Disney, EY, Honda, Intel, Kellogg’s, Medtronic, Microsoft, PayPal, Sony, The Honest Company, Viacom, Warner Bros., Wells Fargo, and many more.

Libby is the author of six books, including the award-winning You Unstuck; Traveling Hopefully; Capture the Mindshare; The Hope-Driven Leader; and Leadership Reckoning. A former columnist for the Dallas Morning News, Libby has published book chapters and peer-reviewed articles for numerous journals and trade publications. Business leaders including late Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh, Stephen M.R. Covey, Dr. Marshall Goldsmith, and Dr. Ken Blanchard have endorsed her books. 

A frequent media guest, Libby has shared her success strategies on the CBS Early Show, CNN, Inside Edition, NPR, the Today Show, and in BusinessWeek, Good Housekeeping, O Magazine, Self, The New York Times, Time, Wall Street Journal, and many other media outlets. 

Libby recently relocated from Los Angeles to the Rogue Valley in Southern Oregon so she could finally experience four seasons. She lives with her husband in a historic home in Medford.

NOTE: Libby is an expert at delivering high-energy, interactive online programs, having coached via video platforms for many years.

Executive coach, leadership expert, and award-winning author, Libby Gill delivers an inspiring message about leading the way forward despite ongoing change. Libby, the former head of communications for Sony, Universal, and Turner Broadcasting, helps people tap into hope and resilience as they chart a course for the future. She articulates the five key questions leaders must be asking so they can transform influence into lasting impact. 

Libby also shares concepts from the science of hopefulness, called Hope Theory, and describes hope’s role in creating a highly engaged workforce. 
Your group will receive relevant information and timely takeaways, including how to:
• Learn the Five Key Change Questions leaders must ask so they can reframe change as an opportunity for growth.

• Tap into the personal Leadership Superpower that motivates you and others to thrive even in the most challenging times.

• Take the Accountability Challenge and leave the event with a powerful call-to-action to help you persevere toward your goals.


With one of the most challenging years in our lives behind us, it’s time to reflect on the positive lessons learned in 2020 as we forge our way forward into 2022.

And who better than women to lead the charge?

Libby Gill guides emerging and established female leaders through an inspirational process linking belief to behavior so they can create a path to personal and professional success—without burning themselves out in the process. Libby helps your audience discover a sense of hope, resilience, and connection despite challenging times.

Libby's customized, interactive presentation will give your group timely takeaways to:
• Determine your Way Forward using Libby’s 3-step Clarify, Simplify, Execute model.

• Tap into uniquely female strengths by identifying your Leadership Superpower.

• Create a Lift as You Climb culture of connection and community.


Libby delivers an inspiring message about the science of hopefulness, called Hope Theory, and its application to the workplace in challenging times. Sharing powerful stories, relevant case studies, and evidence-based strategies about the journey of change, she helps your organization reframe change as an opportunity.

Presentation Takeaways:
• Master results-based strategies based on Libby's trademarked True Hope Process™ to "Clarify the Vision; Simplify the Pathway; Execute the Plan; and Review, Reflect, and Refine” for current and future success.
• Identify the personal Leadership Superpower that helps you guide others to be adaptable and innovative.
• Link beliefs (emotions) to behaviors (actions) to break down barriers and move yourself and your team past any obstacles in your path.

Libby guides emerging and established women leaders through workplace challenges including career advancement; gender bias; visibility and exposure; connection-leveraging; and work/life balance. With intelligence and humor, she shares an inspirational blend of leadership strategies and hard-won secrets to success.

Presentation Takeaways:
• Craft a Credibility Booster to strengthen the presence and build visibility.
• Tap into uniquely female strengths by identifying your Leadership Superpower.
• Master the Art of Amplification to lift other women in your organization and industry.

Breakouts & Workshop Topics

Mastering the True Hope Process™ - A deep dive into Libby’s proven four-step process that moves your team from vision to action.
You Unstuck: Creating a Culture of Risk-taking - A powerful session for identifying and reframing fear as fuel for growth.
Maximizing Multiple Leadership Styles - Highly interactive session where Libby guides participants to situationally broaden their leadership skillset.

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