Doug Timberlake is a certified executive coach and media professional with years of experience working with global firms. He specializes in sharpening leadership skills and igniting personal growth in his clients. His expertise in individual and team coaching, speech coaching, designing and facilitating workshops, hosting webinars and media production, all align to create a dynamic experience that engages others in hands-on learning and critical thinking.
Doug has co-designed the successful Elevate coaching program for Cognizant Technology Solutions which has been used by thousands of IT professionals to stretch past their limiting beliefs and take on bigger challenges that prepare them for larger leadership roles. He coaches both onsite and offshore individuals, from many different cultures across the globe. His speech coaching techniques help to bring out the best performance in his clients. His clients range from first time leads to top executives. Doug has the ability to reach inside and coax out the hidden performer that’s been waiting for permission to appear.
His background in improvisational comedy, performance, public speaking and leading experiential workshops, creates a safe space for groups to explore alternate perspectives and solutions. Doug is skilled, confident and at ease in understanding group dynamics. His quick sense of humor and natural communication skills challenge teams to consider and create the best outcomes.
With years of experience in television and corporate video production, Doug creatively crafts a message that engages, entertains and communicates the learning. Some of the corporate teams that Doug has worked with include Accenture, Shell, Exxon Mobil, Chevron, Unilever, Cognizant, Marriott, and Nestles, as well as many others.
Doug’s training and certifications come from a wide variety of sources such as The Coaches Training Institute, Team Coaching International, Organization and Relationship Systems Coaching, and The Leadership Circle.