- Founder & Managing Partner
- Certified Coach
- Professional Certified Coach
- Certified People Acuity Guide
- People Acuity Certified SSOP Facilitator
- Certified Coaching Clinic Facilitator
- Program Director
Jackie Sarmiento Cañiza is the Founder and one of the Managing Partners of Business Hat, Inc. She is a Certified Coach by CoachU, a global pioneer in the coaching industry, a credentialed Professional Certified Coach (PCC) by the International Coach Federation (ICF), a Certified Coaching Clinic Facilitator of Corporate CoachU (CCU), and a Program Director for Coach Masters Academy, one of the biggest coaching certification institutions in Asia. She is both a Business Coach as well as a Life Coach. Jackie has certifications in the use of assessment tools such as Myers Briggs Personality Type Indicator (MBTI) and Reiss Motivation Profile (RMP).
HR & Business Leader
Jackie spent over fifteen (15) years in the corporate world as an HR and Business Leader in the retail, consumer, and direct sales industries, working for top companies in their industries such as Bench and Avon. During her corporate stint, Jackie was a leader in the areas of Human Resources, Talent & Leadership Development, Training, Business Development, Organizational Development and Change Management, which included regional and global assignments.
As a Certified Coach, Jackie works with individuals and teams in setting and achieving their transformation goals through coaching and learning. She is passionate about helping others to find their life purpose, career aspirations, create balance and live to the fullest. She believes in the power of entrepreneurship in nation building and is committed to working with small businesses grow and thrive. She has also worked with key corporate clients such as SunLife Financial, Ayala Health, Globe Telecom, and Yellow Cab, to name a few.
Certifications & Interests
Apart from managing Business Hat, Inc., she works as a Consultant for Convergent Consulting, Lee Hecht Harrison, SatisFIND and LIM Philippines. She also manages family businesses in real estate, property development, and trading. Jackie leads a foundation that helps provide livelihood and education opportunities to the less fortunate.
Education & Training
Jackie graduated from De La Salle University in 1996 with a double degree in Psychology and Marketing. In 2016, she completed her Advanced Certificate for Executives in Management, Innovation and Technology at the MIT Sloan School of Management in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Jackie ensures balance in her own life by fulfilling her roles as a supportive wife to her banker-triathlete husband and cheerleader for her two active daughters. She practices holistic wellness by engaging in activities that keep her body and mind healthy such as yoga, obstacle course racing, dragonboat rowing and trail running.