Jane Creswell is an innovator and leader in the field of corporate coaching. She leveraged 17 years of product development and management experience at IBM to invent the role of “Organization Coach” and become the founder of IBM Coaches Network. At IBM, she focused her organization on achieving extraordinary results by individual coaching of the leaders at all levels of the organization.
Ms. Creswell utilized those experiences to help corporations worldwide wanting to establish a long-term, self-sustaining system of internal coaching and reap the benefits of a coaching culture. Her focus is on helping leaders make the high impact transition from merely influencing others to developing excellent leaders who develop excellent leaders. Her work can be characterized as maximizing the strengths and knowledge of individuals for the benefit of both the person and the organization.
She has worked with executives and head coaches in several corporations including: SAS Institute, Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC, Northrop Grumman, Cisco Systems, Oracle, and IBM. In 2009, she was the managing director for Purdue University’s Organizational Leadership Development Lab.
Ms. Creswell is most passionate about helping leaders work faith positive, even in a negative world. She enjoys speaking at conferences to inspire other corporate coaches and corporate employees.