Jane Creswell

Jane Creswell MCC

Jane Creswell has 17 years’ experience in Executive Coaching, Team Coaching and mentor coaching for internal coaching initiatives. Jane was at IBM in software product development for almost 20 years, starting as a programmer for the Space Shuttle and holding a variety of leadership roles in networking software. Always enjoying employee development, Jane started coach training in 1997 to prepare for a second career as an executive coach. In 1998, she gave a presentation to her boss, the General Manager for the division, which showed a very compelling business case for coaching and, with that, became IBM’s first fulltime executive coach and Founder of IBM Coaches Network (now comprised of 500+ coaches worldwide). Since leaving IBM in 2000, she has served a variety of companies/industries. She is passionate about helping organizations create a coaching culture through executive/team coaching and coach training.

Jane is a member of the Indianapolis Chapter of the ICF, volunteers often as a speaker. She speaks often at ICF conferences, most recently at ICF Midwest Conference in June 2013. Jane is the author of  The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Coaching for Excellence (Alpha Books – 2008)

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Jane coaches in English

Specialist Areas

Executive Coaching,  Executive Team Coaching, Leadership development Training, Team coaching,  Team Coaching for Sales Executives, Coach training

Corporate Experience

Jane’s clients include executives and teams in a variety of industries.   These include Nuclear Engineering, Enterprise software houses, Networking Hardware and Software companies, Commercial builders, Sales, Health Insurance and manufacturing


BS Mathematics & Computer Science – Auburn University 1982
Coach U – graduated 1999
Corporate Coach U International – graduated 1999
Certified as MCC with ICF on June 1, 2003
Key speaking engagements: ICF 1999 (Orlando, FL), Corporate Coaching Conf 2000 (Kona, Hawaii), ICF 2001 (Grindelwald, Switzerland),  Corporate Coaching Conf 2000 (Tokyo, Japan), ICF 2002 (Sitges, Spain), ICF 2003 (Denver, CO), ICF 2007 (Long Beach, CA)