Jennifer Cohen

Susan Hodgkinson

Leadership and Organizational Coach

Jennifer Cohen is a Leadership and Organizational coach and Consultant with 25 years in the field coaching hundreds of individuals and groups, specializing 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 over two decades of working with executives across industries from healthcare, pharmaceuticals, technology, and throughout many of the most prestigious professional services firms. Within the context of cutting edge Leadership Development Programs, 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 she both designed and lead.

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 coaching. She has worked with corporate clients including Pfizer, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Boston Consulting Group, Hewlett Packard, Microsoft, and MIT’s Sloan School of Management, and Nike. She has also coached senior executives from Merck and EMC in her work at Simmons School of Management. 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.

She is the author of the chapter, "From Surviving to Thriving" in the book Being Human at Work, edited by Richard Strozzi Heckler and is currently working on a book to be published by Parallax Press in 2018. She has a master’s degree 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.

Email: execed@simmons.edu