Marie-Jeanne Juilland

Location: San Francisco Bay Area

Personal Summary

Marie-Jeanne Juilland is a highly seasoned coach bringing 25-plus years of combined experience in the C-Suite and as an advisor to leaders at fast-scaling and established organizations – in the US and internationally. Leaders of varied race, gender and sexual orientation repeatedly seek her out because of the unique lens she brings to her coaching: she was often the first or only woman in all male executive teams, she is an immigrant, she has raised her two Black children – now young adults – in the United States.

Marie-Jeanne works with clients who are willing to move out of their comfort zone – with courage, discipline and humility. Clients who invite ongoing critical feedback from multiple stakeholders, and understand that changing behavior and perception does not happen overnight. Is this process at times unnerving? Of course. At other times, fun and invigorating? Definitely!

When working with rising stars and founders, Marie-Jeanne focuses on rapidly building leadership skills, influence and executive presence. With more seasoned leaders, she helps them boost impact and resilience during critical transitions. As a senior-level ICF certified coach, Marie-Jeanne also works with intact teams, or cohorts of peer leaders, to build greater competence, trust, impact.

Career Highlights

Her clients range from well-funded fast-growth startups to Fortune 100: GoogleX, Facebook, Uber, SAP, Dropbox, Coinbase, Webflow, Hingehealth, Turo, Ximedica, Gilead, Genentech, the Swiss Innovation Center, Canadian Consulate, Wells Fargo, Stanford University, the YMCA.

Marie-Jeanne has pioneered female senior leadership roles in Silicon Valley, is a former national business journalist with both the New York Times and Venture Magazine, is a facilitator and exec communications coach at Stanford Graduate School of Business and is one of first 100 consultants selected worldwide to train in the rigorous year-long Search Inside Yourself, the renowned leadership program developed at Google and based on neuroscience.

Niche Areas of Expertise


Executive Coaching & Assessment


Leadership Development

Coaching Certificates


Certified Professional Coach (CPC) - ICF


Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coaching


MBTI Training Institute

Languages Spoken






Stanford University

B.A., Political Science


University of California, Berkeley

Certificate, Human Resource Training and Development

Industry Coaching Experience



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