Libby Gill

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Libby Gill
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Born 1954
Geneva, New York
Alma mater California State University, Long Beach
Occupation Leadership speaker, executive coach, writer, CEO of Libby Gill & Company
Children Two sons

Libby Gill is a leadership speaker, executive coach and author in Los Angeles, California.[1][2][3][4] She also is the CEO of Libby Gill & Company, an executive coaching and consulting firm.[5] Previously, Gill was Senior Vice President at Universal Studios Television, and Vice President at Sony Pictures Television and Turner Broadcasting.[6]

Gill earned a theater degree from the California State University, Long Beach.[1] She is a member of the Authors Guild and former columnist for The Dallas Morning News.[5][7]

Early life and education[edit]

In 1954, Gill was born in New York and raised in Mandarin, Florida.[1] She was one of six children and the daughter of a psychiatrist.[1][6] She attended California State University, Long Beach and earned a degree in theater.[1]


Gill had senior leadership positions at Turner Broadcasting, Universal Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment for fifteen years before founding Libby Gill & Company, an executive coaching and consulting firm, in November 2000.[4][7][8][9] Her clients include AMC Networks, Avery Dennison, CA Technologies, Disney-ABC, Kellogg's, Microsoft, PayPal, Wells Fargo, and others.[5] During this time, she began writing about her experiences as an executive and teaching at a local university.[6] She authored four books and shared her experiences in Bloomberg Businessweek, Time, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.[8] In 2010, Gill's book You Unstuck: Mastering the New Rules of Risk-taking in Work and Life won an Independent Publishers Award.[10]

Gill was also the media consultant responsible for the launch of the Dr Phil television show.[6][7] She has also taught at California State, Northridge.[11]

Personal life[edit]

Gill lives in Los Angeles, California and is the mother of two sons.[5][7]


  • Stay-At-Home Dads: The Essential Guide to Creating the New Family (2001), ISBN 0-452-28274-8
  • Traveling Hopefully: How to Lose Your Family Baggage and Jumpstart Your Life (2005), ISBN 0-312-32394-8
  • You Unstuck: Mastering the New Rules of Risk-Taking at Work and in Life, (2009) ISBN 978-1932361681
  • Capture the Mindshare and the Market Share Will Follow: The Art and Science of Building Brands (2013) ISBN 978-1137278517


  1. ^ a b c d e Kerner, Sarah (2006-02-06). "Solutions". The Dallas Morning News. 
  2. ^ "You Unstuck: Creating Your Wow Career". Today’s Financial Women. Winter 2010. 
  3. ^ Jane Glenn Haas (2005-04-24). "How to avoid being derailed by midlife crisis". Orange Country Register. 
  4. ^ a b "Traveling Hopefully: Q & A with Libby Gill". Retrieved 2014-10-10. 
  5. ^ a b c d "Libby Gill". Retrieved 2014-10-10. 
  6. ^ a b c d Coyne, Kate (March 2005). "Dr. Phil’s secret weapon". 
  7. ^ a b c d "Libby Gill". Retrieved 2014-10-10. 
  8. ^ a b "Libby Gill – Forming your support squad". Retrieved 2014-10-10. 
  9. ^ "Libby Gill and Hope in the Business World". 2014-07-22. Retrieved 2014-10-10. 
  10. ^ "International Executive Coach, Brand Strategist and Bestselling Author Libby Gill". Retrieved 2014-10-10. 
  11. ^ Shepard, Mitch (2014-02-03). "Why Confidence is Critical: Libby Gill". Retrieved 2014-10-10. 

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