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Jeff Jacobi

Jeff Jacobi is a renowned communications expert with over twenty years of experience as a coach and group facilitator for top talent at leading multi-national companies. He has worked across a wide range of industries including financial services, healthcare, insurance, pharmaceutical, professional services, consumer products, telecommunications, advertising, public relations, media and legal. Using a unique and practical approach, Jeff has coached executives at CR Bard, Hackensack Medical Center, Pfizer and Astra Pharmaceutical. His expertise includes public speaking skills, executive presence, assertiveness training, leadership and team communication, interpersonal communication, accent reduction, and media training. He is the author of How to Say It: Persuasive Presentations(Prentice Hall Press, 2006), How to Say It With Your Voice (Prentice-Hall, 2000), The Vocal Advantage (Prentice-Hall, 1996), and The Executive Voice Trainer (Prentice-Hall, 1990). He was also a member of the speech communication faculty at New York University.   Jeff’s innovative coaching methods have been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, USA Today, BusinessWeek, and many other leading business and trade publications in the U.S. and abroad.  He has appeared on a variety of radio and television programs including CBS News, and holds both his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from The Juilliard School. In addition to his individual clients, he conducts problem-solving workshops for major corporations and other organizations. Jeff’s Clients Include:

  • Allied World

  • American Express

  • Astra Pharmaceutical

  • AT&T

  • Avon

  • Backer, Spielvogel, Bankers Trust

  • Barclays Capital

  • Bloomberg

  • CR Bard

  • Booz Allen & Capital Cities/ABC

  • Citigroup

  • CNBC

  • Condé Nast

  • Con Coopers & Lybrand

  • Credit Suisse

  • Day Pitney LLP

  • DE Shaw

  • Deloitte

  • Deutsche Bank

  • Dow Jones & Co.

  • Duane Morris LLP

  • DuPont

  • Edelman Public

  • Federal Reserve

  • Florida Power

  • General Electric

  • Google

  • Hackensack Medical Center

  • Heidrick & Struggles

  • HSBC

  • IBM

  • Kraft General Foods

  • Lehman Brothers

  • Mary Kay Cosmetics

  • McGraw-Hill

  • McKinsey & Co.

  • Mercer Management

  • Merrill Lynch

  • Mobil Oil

  • J.P. Morgan

  • Morgan Stanley

  • Nabisco

  • National Basketball

  • NBC

  • Nestle Waters

  • New York Times Co

  • Oliver Wyman

  • Pfizer Inc.

  • Port Authority of NY

  • Thomson Financial

  • Time Inc.

  • U.S. Trust

  • Viacom Inc.

  • Witco Corp.

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