Vanessa Inn is a highly respected personal and professional guide with over 40 years of experience working with a diverse range of clients, from entrepreneurs to award-winning artists. Vanessa's journey began at the age of 4 when she had a mystical experience during a near-death drowning, leading her to an unconventional path of self-guided inquiry and mastery. Over the years, Vanessa has conducted over 35,000 private sessions, helping her clients find renewed purpose, passion, and clarity to navigate real-world challenges. Her clients have attained success personally and on the world stage, including a range of Oscar, Grammy, and Emmy winners. Vanessa is an accomplished artist, emerging author, and proud mom of two sons and two grandsons.
Vanessa believes humans have the potential to be extraordinary and have a profound positive impact on the world, making our shared Earth a better place. She's not afraid to do the deep inner-work and urges her clients and community to do the same, driven by truth, justice, and love. Vanessa is a transcendent public speaker and has given well-received talks at TEDx and the UC Berkeley Greater Good Science Center. In June of 2020, she had an Instagram conversation with P!NK which has been viewed over a million times, leading to a feature on Good Morning America. Most recently, Vanessa held a 10-part video series entitled “Essential Conversations,” reaching thousands around the world. Vanessa is currently the Chief Illuminator at Illuminate and formerly worked as a Guest Faculty at the Modern Elder Academy and as the Owner of White Bird.