Jennifer Cohen is a leadership and organizational coach and consultant with over 25 years in the field, during which time she has coached hundreds of individuals and groups. She specializes in developing leaders to excel in a context of uncertainty and quick-shifting terrain. Her coaching and training is distinguished by her applied studies in communication theories, including quantum physics, ontology, neuroscience, somatics and systems thinking.
Jennifer’s coaching experience is informed by two decades of working with executives across industries—including healthcare, pharmaceuticals and technology—and throughout many of the most prestigious professional services firms. Within the context of the cutting-edge leadership development programs she has designed and led, Jennifer has brought executives from the board room into a dojo-style learning environment to hone their leadership skills through in-depth training and development opportunities.
Jennifer is known as a “coach’s coach,” and is a coach to some of the senior coaches at The NewField Group, one of the nation’s top schools for leadership coaching. She has worked with corporate clients that include Pfizer, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Boston Consulting Group, Hewlett Packard, Microsoft, MIT’s Sloan School of Management and Nike. Through her work at the Simmons School of Management, she has also coached senior executives from Merck and EMC. She has a niche in coaching world-class academicians from institutions such as Simmons and Harvard Business School. She has served as the Director of Coaching Education for Mobius Executive Leadership, a global boutique- consulting firm serving Fortune 500 companies.
Jennifer is the author of the chapter “From Surviving to Thriving” in the book Being Human at Work, edited by Richard Strozzi Heckler, and is co-author of The Seven Laws of Enough published by Parallax Press. She has an MS in Applied Psychology with an emphasis on systems theory from the Antioch New England Graduate School, and she did her undergraduate work in philosophy at Oberlin and Barnard. Jennifer and her spouse are avid gardeners and co-parent their daughter, Sophia. Jen loves to dance and takes singing lessons with a great singing teacher.