Mariette Edwards | David Couper Consulting

Mariette Edwards

career background

EXECUTIVE COACH -- Mariette Edwards has a twenty-year track record positioning hundreds of high achieving executives, producers, directors and creative professionals to reach their goals in entertainment and corporate industries such as pharma, telecom and IT.

Before starting her coaching practice, she held senior Human Resource management roles for more than twenty years in New York and Atlanta.

Mariette was introduced to the entertainment industry while serving as Business Manager and Executive Coach to the CEO of a Los Angeles-based entertainment marketing company, which eventually led to a focus in that vertical.


Specializes in working with high potential executives and professionals on Leadership, Executive Presence, Communication, Negotiation, Managing Up, and Pitching & Presentation.

industry background & education

Entertainment clients include executives and professionals at ABC Television, BBC America, BBDO, Cartoon Network, CNN, Comedy Central, DreamWorksSKG, ESPN, Fox Networks, Lucasfilm, Mattel, MJZ, MTV Networks, Turner, Tribeca Enterprises and Women in Cable Television.

Corporate clients include executives and professionals at Bristol Myers Squibb, Novartis, AT&T, Microsoft and IBM.

noted accomplishments

  • Featured in Make a Name for Yourself by Robin Fisher Roffer, Wired for Creativity by Candace Long and 201 Best Questions To Ask On Your Interview by John Kador.
  • Articles and advice on career strategies and tactics have appeared in print and online around the world including The Wall Street Journal, CNN, and CNN London.
  • Authored several books on career strategy and tactics, the most recent of which is Do Your Great Work: Learn the Rules, Dissolve the Myths that Hold You Back and Start Making It Happen Today.