Incredible Female Speakers From Big Brands
In the wake of news that Twitter plans to showcase an all-female speaker lineup at an event next month, take a look at the incredible female business leaders we work with:
NIKE, GATORADE & FLYWHEEL SPORTS
Sarah Robb O’Hagan is the CEO of Flywheel Sports, the former global President of Gatorade, and a former Nike GM. She’s known for her ability to transform brands from the inside-out to increase efficiency and profit. Sarah launched Nike Plus with Apple, and is credited with taking Gatorade from a “drink brand” to a wellness company. She talks about making failure a fuel, how to discover your most competitive playing field, and how to bring out the best in those around you.
Pauline Brown is the former Chairman of North America for luxury goods powerhouse LVMH (Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton) and a Harvard professor. Touching on the breakthrough strategies that build consumer demand and loyalty, she explains why spurring desirability should be a brand’s primary focus in the age of Amazon—plus how to do it.
APPLE & PIXAR
Andy Cunningham: A PR and marketing guru, Andy is perhaps best known for working with Steve Jobs on the initial launch of the Macintosh and the world-famous “Think Different” campaign. She also worked with Jobs to launch and market Pixar. An expert in creating and executing branding and communication strategies that accelerate growth, increase shareholder value, and advance corporate reputation, she’s the author of the new book Get to Aha!: Discover Your Positioning DNA and Dominate Your Competition.
Carla Harris: As the first African American to join Morgan Stanley’s management committee, Carla truly embodies a no-excuses persona. A well-established powerful voice in finance, Carla has practiced what she preaches for three decades. In keynote talks, Carla energizes audiences with grace and humor as she espouses the evergreen wisdom known as “Carla’s Pearls. ”
Elizabeth Gore: Elizabeth is Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Dell, meaning it’s her job to pull new, innovative ideas out of Dell employees. She does this with innovative company-wide initiatives and by advocating for policies that make it easier for entrepreneurs and “intra-preneurs.” Elizabeth also uses a team of experts at Dell to mine data to research trends in any industry she is asked to speak about, making each speech highly-customized.
PEPSI & THE NFL
Dawn Hudson: Dawn is Chief Marketing Officer at the NFL and the former President and CEO of Pepsi. A speaker that always draws crowds, she’s known in the sports and marketing worlds as a business visionary and one of the major proponents of authentic marketing. She takes audiences behind-the-scenes with one of America’s most beloved brands to share the strategy, culture, and leadership tactics at the core of her success.
Andrea Jung is the former CEO of Avon Products and the current CEO of Grameen America. The longest-tenured female Fortune 500 CEO, she shares stories of how she tripled Avon’s profits and created an unparalleled corporate culture, plus the seven qualities of successful leaders.
GOOGLE & WARBY PARKER
Anjali Kumar is a former Google executive and the former Head of Social Innovation at Warby Parker. Now an Adjunct Professor at Columbia Business School, she is as an advisor to prominent technology companies, luxury fashion brands, consumer products, and non-profits. She talks about “transforming the norm” using lessons from her time at two of the world’s most innovative companies.
Check out our full list of female speakers—including their experience, speaking topics, and accomplishments.
To learn more about any of these speakers, or to check their availability and fees for an upcoming event or meeting, please contact our team today.