Libby Gill Biography

Libby Gill knows change. Libby grew up on two continents in a family decimated by alcohol, mental illness, and suicide. Moving back and forth between households, she 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 Norman Lear, Libby survived three mergers and became head of publicity, advertising, and promotion for Sony’s worldwide television group in just five years. After her first career heading communications at media giants Sony, Universal, and Turner Broadcasting, Libby founded LA-based Libby Gill & Company, a leadership consulting and executive coaching firm. She guides individuals and organizations to lead through change, challenge, and chaos by deeply engaging employees in a shared future-focused vision of success.

In her consulting, coaching, and keynotes Libby helps her clients:

• Reframe change as an opportunity for massive growth • Re-energize your best performers to reach their full potential • Reinvent your corporate culture to thrive through uncertainty

Her coaching clients include Disney, Ernst & Young, Facebook, First American Insurance, Hyundai, Microsoft, Sony, Sutter Health, Viacom, Warner Bros., Wells Fargo, and numerous non-profits and small businesses.

A global speaker, Libby has delivered keynote presentations on three continents and in 37 US states for organizations including Abbott Medical, Acura, ADP, Bank of America, Capital One, Cisco, Disney, Honda, Intel, Kellogg’s, Marriott International, Medtronic, PayPal, Oracle, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, United Healthcare, Sony, Vanguard, Warner Bros., Wells Fargo, and many more.

Libby is the author of five books, including the award-winning You Unstuck, Capture the Mindshare and the Market Share Will Follow, and Traveling Hopefully. Her latest book is The Hope-Driven Leader: Harness the Power of Positivity at Work. Her sixth book, to be published in Fall 2020, is tentatively titled Leaders in the Making: Getting Serious about Developing Leaders in Higher Education. Libby co-authored the book with the executive director of Rice University’s Doerr Institute for New Leaders, former Brigadier General Thomas Kolditz, Ph.D. and Dr. Ryan Brown. 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 CEO Tony Hsieh, Stephen M.R. Covey, Dr. Marshall Goldsmith, and Dr. Ken Blanchard have endorsed her work

A frequent media guest, Libby has appeared on the CBS Early Show, CNN, Inside Edition, NPR, the Today Show, and in BusinessWeek, Time, the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and many more. Libby is the Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services, which developed the first suicide prevention hotline in the United States and serves more than 100,000 low-income adults and children in Southern California with mental health services every year.

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Libby Gill Videos

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KTLA Morning Show - Take Charge of Your Career
Igniting Bold Leadership - Libby Gill - Create a Culture of Risk

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Libby Gill is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Libby Gill for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Libby Gill generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Viola Davis, Amy Poehler, Amy Schumer, Rashida Jones and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Libby Gill for an upcoming event.

Libby Gill Videos

Libby Gill Speaker Video
KTLA Morning Show - Take Charge of Your Career
Igniting Bold Leadership - Libby Gill - Create a Culture of Risk
Virtual Speaker Reel
Libby Gill Speaker Video for Bureaus

Libby Gill Reviews

  • "Libby really delivered at our conference. She was engaging, funny and insightful on how to reach your full potential by challenging ho-hum cultures and breaking through to be your best. Our audience loved the 30-day challenge and raved about the energy from Libby!"
    Netchex - Dec 01 2014

  • "I previewed more than 20 speakers for our leadership event, but kept coming back to Libby Gill. The warmth and intelligence that I saw in her video were exactly what I wanted for our group of high potential future leaders. And Libby delivered even more than I'd hoped for, taking our leaders through an intensely personal and highly productive day-long learning experience."
    Kathy Martin - Dec 01 2014

Libby Gill Speaking Topics

  • Lift As You Climb - for established and emerging women leaders

  • You Unstuck: Creating a Culture of Risk-taking - for all audiences

  • Leading Through Change, Challenge, and Crisis - for leaders who need to communicate to their employees on fear and uncertainty


    Executive coach, leadership expert, and award-winning author Libby Gill delivers an inspiring message—and answers your questions—about the power of hope in these challenging times. Libby, the former head of communications for Sony, Universal, and Turner Broadcasting, will discuss the science of hopefulness, called Hope Theory, and describe its application to your workplace. She shares science-based strategies to help you move past obstacles, define a positive picture of the future, and get your team into action despite uncertainty with her trademarked True Hope Process.

  • LIFT AS YOU CLIMB: Women Helping Women in the Workplace

    Libby surprises audiences when she tells them that she looks forward to the day when women's leadership events are no longer held because we need them, but only because we want them. When that day comes, she is proud to add her perspective to the conversation about women and the multiple roles they play in work and life. With her expertise as both an executive and entrepreneur, Libby shares an inspirational blend of leadership strategies and poignant personal stories to help women on their journey to success on the job, at home, and in their communities. Libby's dynamic interactive presentation helps you:

    • Craft a Credibility Booster that establishes immediate rapport and connection.
    • Tap into uniquely female strengths by identifying you Leadership Superpower.
    • Master 5 Strategies to Stop Being Humble to a Fault so you can boost confidence and step into your power.


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