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Jay Fehnel

Jay Fehnel MBA

Executive Presence | Emotional Intelligence

Jay Fehnel brings 23 years experience as an operating executive and strategy leader in the media and technology sectors to his executive coaching work. Jay held COO and GM roles at Tribune Media Services, leading the TMS Entertainment Products Group which was later sold to Nielsen for $560 million. Jay also led Integrated Marketing for Redbox, helping deliver $2 billion in annual revenue.

In his leadership roles, Jay coached over 25 colleagues to improve their leadership effectiveness and eventually take on new roles at the CEO, President, COO, GM, CTO, SVP and VP levels. Jay transitioned to executive coaching out of a desire to guide leaders to reach their full potential.

Jay’s coaching helps leaders become more aware of how they are observing themselves and their world, so they can gain new perspective and see more options for designing and reaching their goals. With extensive experience in strategy, M&A, marketing and corporate communication, Jay helps executives better evaluate their ecosystem, define their key audiences and then develop a more effective communication and leadership style.

Outside the corporate world, Jay has served as a consultant and interim executive for VC- and PE-backed technology companies. He regularly serves as a mentor and judge for entrepreneurship courses at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management. Jay has also served 20 years on advisory boards at Purdue University, serving as a trusted advisor for deans, school heads and development executives.

Jay earned an MBA in Marketing and Finance at the Kellogg School and a BA in Mass Communication at Purdue University. Jay is certified in Leadership Coaching by Georgetown University’s Institute for Transformational Leadership. He also holds the Professional Certified Coach (PCC) credential granted by the International Coach Federation.

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