Strategist, Coach and CEO of Transcend, The Fearless Company
Laura Huckabee-Jennings is the founder and CEO of Transcend, The Fearless Company, working with executives and promising leaders since 2002, driving the development of leadership, strategy and organizational culture to create sustainable growth. Laura’s 30 years of experience include brand management roles at Procter & Gamble and Coca-Cola, strategy consulting, and business development for technology start-ups.
A graduate of Princeton University with an MBA from INSEAD, she has led the Transcend team to turnaround business units, drive cultural change, develop leaders for the future and coach CEOs to establish their own vision and drive execution and engagement. Laura has managed businesses and people through extraordinary growth in markets around the world, including Japan, China, Israel, Poland and the US, and is a professional speaker for organizations including the Starfish Foundation with Soledad O'Brien, the Association for Talent Development, the Society for Human Resource Management, the Association of Leadership Programs and numerous private and corporate events across the US.
She is the author of the upcoming book “The Fearless Mindset”, a blogger for the Huffington Post and co-author of “Ready, Aim, Influence” alongside Marshall Goldsmith and other leadership experts. She speaks Japanese fluently and has a good knowledge of French and a smattering of other languages, and is a Professional Certified Coach through the International Coach Federation, the largest internationally recognized certifying body for coaches.