Nan is an Expert in How to Increase Your Influence.

Nan Crawford, Executive Speaking Coach, San Francisco Bay Area

Nan Crawford specializes in coaching visionary leaders to deliver high-stakes presentations and high-impact conversations. Nan helps clients leverage their strength, wisdom and creativity so they inspire audiences to take meaningful action.

In addition to a long client list with organizations and individuals, Nan has worked with The Bridgespan Group, Institute of Noetic Sciences, Rudolf Steiner Foundation, World Pulse, and V-DAY on issues of economic, environmental and social justice. She is a member of the Global Advisory Board for Worldpulse: a digital platform for social justice.

As a presenter, Nan has shared the stage with Peter Block, Lisa Ling, Dan Pink, Robert Reich, Anna Deveare Smith, Bill Strickland, Marci Shimoff, SARK, David Whyte, and Ben Zander.

In her role as the Main-Stage Director for The Bioneers conference on sustainability, Nan has coached luminaries such as: Janine Benyus, Majora Carter, Eve Ensler, Gloria Feldt, Jane Goodall, Van Jones, Dune Lankard, Jensine Larsen, Elizabeth Lindsey, Michael Pollan, Kavita Ramdas, Nina Simons, Lynne Twist, and Dr. Andrew Weil. Nan coached social entrepreneur Eve Blossom to craft and deliver her courageous talk for TEDIndia and helped Annie Leonard take the stage for her appearance on The Colbert Report.

Nan has served on the Executive Education Faculty at Columbia University, Duke University, Harvard College, and UC-Berkeley. She is a cum laude graduate with a BFA in Theatre from the University of Texas and holds an MA in Organization Development from California Institute of Integral Studies.

  photos by Lindsay Miller


photos by Lindsay Miller