Gayle Cotton is a National Emmy Award winner and the founder of Circles Of Excellence for Corporate Education. A distinguished, highly sought-after keynote speaker and executive coach, she has worked with more than 50 Fortune 500 companies. She is a faculty resource for the Young Presidents' Organization (YPO), Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO), World Presidents' Organization (WPO), and Chief Executives Organizations (CEO).
While living and working in Europe, Gayle became the first American to be accepted as a member of the European Marketing and Sales Experts organization. She is a certified expert with the Executive Foundation for International Communication. She has been a TV guest on NBC News, PBS, Good Morning America, PM Magazine, PM Northwest, and Pacific Report.
Gayle has developed cross-cultural and business communication programs for the United Nations, the World Health Organization, branches of the U.S. government, and international companies on nearly every continent. After the fall of the Berlin Wall, she created video training programs to integrate the Eastern Europeans into the free market business world.
An internationally recognized authority on cross-cultural communication, Gayle educates, entertains, and inspires audiences with her fresh and unique approach. Giving new meaning to the concept of creativity and productivity, she is on the leading edge of global business communication. She offers keynote presentations on the topics of cross-cultural communication, diversity, interpersonal communication, executive leadership, presentation skills, and time management. She currently resides with her husband in Dallas, Texas.