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Cynthia Burnham



Cynthia Burnham is a Wall Street drop out, brain hobbyist, and the author of The Charisma Edge: A How-To Guide for Turning On Your Leadership Power. She is also an executive coach and leadership consultant who has been designated a member of the Marshall Goldsmith MG100 Coaches, and an Association of Corporate Executive Coaches Certified Master Coach.

Called “life-altering” by clients, she speaks widely, conducts seminars, and coaches individuals to increased personal effectiveness, based on her lessons learned about confidence, power and charisma during 30+ years of highly-successful experience in corporate positions up to senior vice president/director of employee relations and learning at UBS Financial Services and independently with clients such as Booz Allen Hamilton, Pfizer, Thermo Fisher, Sony, Cisco, Hewlett-Packard, Allianz Global Investors, UCSD Health, and the RAND Corporation. She also speaks widely for forums and associations throughout the U.S.

Ms. Burnham earned a BA in Creative Studies from University of California, Santa Barbara, and an MBA in Marketing from UCLA. She is also a Laughter Yoga teacher and professional singer. She lives in the mountains east of San Diego, and has a personal mission to help others become more confident, powerful and aware, while remaining true to who they are at their best, most authentic core.

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