Jenny M Fernandez

Adjunct Instructor

Marketing and Public Relations

  • BA, Columbia University
  • BS, Columbia University
  • MBA, Kellogg School of Management
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Jenny Fernandez is a Chief Marketing Officer, Executive Coach, and Adjunct Professor at New York University. Jenny brings over 20 years of experience leading, launching, and growing brands, from multi-million-dollar businesses within Mondelez International (Oreo, Trident Gum), Kraft Foods (Ritz, Triscuit, and Wheat Thins breakthrough Innovation), and Accenture to high-growth, mid-sized organizations such as Merlin Entertainments, and Loacker USA.

As a Certified Executive Coach, Jenny’s mission is to help successful leaders and organizations drive exponential growth by unlocking resilience, collaboration, and innovative thinking through personalized coaching. Her clients include executives from Fortune 500 Companies to start-ups such as Colgate Palmolive, Kraft, Google, Meta/Facebook, Tiffany’s, Marsh, Mercer, Driscoll's, Zscaler, and EltaMD Skin Care. Jenny empowers successful leaders with the self-awareness, knowledge, and mindset shifts needed to accelerate their organizational impact and career trajectory. She also teaches and facilitates courses and workshops that leaders leverage to create competitive advantage such as Business Resilience & Reinvention; Executive Presence & Leadership Brand; Power, Influence & Collaboration, and Navigating the Digitization of Media and Marketing.

Jenny is a Board Advisor at the American Marketing Association and Board Chair of the Global Connections for Women Foundation. She is a contributor to Harvard Business Review, speaks in engagements, and moderates panels about leadership, marketing, and business growth. Her book on Leadership Habits will be published in 2023. 

Her unique perspective is shaped by her academic background in Applied Mathematics & Operations Research at Columbia University and her Marketing, Strategy and Management & Organizations MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management. She is certified in the Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coaching (SCC) method and a member of The World's Largest Executive Coaching Network.