Licia Hahn is President of Licia Hahn & Co, LLC, a New York management consulting firm focused on improving the performance of CEO’s and their companies. The firm’s clients are principally Fortune 500 companies in the media, healthcare, financial services, and industrial sectors.
Before the formation of her firm in 2001, Hahn served as EVP Marketing, Working Woman Network, a B2B digital brand, and VP News & Marketing, CBS Television Stations Group. Hahn led the CBS stations – the network’s key source of cash flow – through a business transformation, instilling the disciplines of performance accountability, strategic focus, branding, and senior team alignment.
Prior to her stint in TV news, Hahn spent nine years as a marketing executive successfully repositioning The New Yorker, House Beautiful and European Travel & Life magazines. She started her career in IBM corporate sales and in fixed income institutional sales at Lehman Brothers, and then was finance director for a U.S. congressional race in Philadelphia. After the campaign, she joined ad agency Lowe & Partners in account management on Citibank’s credit card businesses.
Hahn is the Executive Producer and Co-Creator of a bi-weekly podcast This Is Your Brain with Dr. Phil Stieg, launched in April 2019. Within three months of its release, the podcast became a hit with thousands of listeners and is now in the Top 50 All-Time Best Seller Podcasts in Apple’s Life Sciences category. Hahn also spearheaded the creation of The Weill Cornell Medicine Children’s Brain Tumor Project in 2011 with two leading neuroscientists to fund research for rare and incurable pediatric brain cancers. The Project’s lab is now one of the country’s leading scientific centers in the space. She currently serves as its strategic advisor.
Hahn is a graduate of Bryn Mawr College with a B.A. in French literature and attended Columbia University’s Executive MBA Program in Finance and Accounting for Executives. She has lectured widely in the academic, business, and non-profit sectors and is currently an Associate Fellow at Yale University’s Berkeley College. She and her husband Gene Dattel, Yale ’66, founded The Yale Conversations Program to help students navigate challenges in their academic studies and careers.