Jewel Kinch-Thomas is COO and Co-Founder of the Jazz Leadership Project (JLP), a high-performance model to develop leadership and enhance group cohesion through the principles and practices of jazz. JLP works with companies such as Google, Verizon, JPMorgan Chase, Verizon, and TD Bank. Jewel also serves as a coaching consultant for cohort and individual leadership programs. With 20+ years as an executive arts leader, Jewel is lead producer for the annual Juneteenth event at Carnegie Hall. Jewel is an alum of Columbia University’s Arts Leadership Institute and the Women & Power: Leadership for the 21st Century program at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. She blogs at Tune In To Leadership.