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Terrific Female Speakers From Big Brands

by Maddie Donnelly
Female Speakers from Top Brands

We get a lot of requests from clients who are looking to hire a top female executive from a big brand to speak at their event or conference. To save you some time, our team assembled an extensive list of the most popular and in-demand female keynote speakers from terrific big brands and well-known companies or organizations to consider when you are looking for someone to speak at your next event or meeting.

Here are our recommendations for incredibly impressive and engaging women speakers who consistently earn stellar reviews:

Take a closer look at each of these phenomenal female speakers and check out their individual speaker profile pages for more information about their speaking topics and expertise by clicking the links below.


CEO Of Flywheel Sports, Former President Of Gatorade, & Former GM At Nike

A disruption powerhouse, Sarah Robb O’Hagan is the CEO of Flywheel Sports, the former president of Gatorade, and a former GM at Nike. She's also author of the best-selling book, Extreme You: Step Up. Stand Out. Kick Ass. Repeat.  She speaks passionately and candidly about disrupting your own business from the inside out , the value of “failing forward,” chronicling failures in her own life to illustrate the importance of perseverance and not being afraid to fail. She also walks audiences through becoming the most “extreme” versions of themselves in order to capitalize on their successes, and how to bring out the “extreme” in those around them.   |   See more on Sarah Robb O’Hagan here.


Vice Chairman Of Global Wealth Management & Senior Client Advisor At Morgan Stanley

Carla Harris is the Vice Chairman of Global Wealth Management and Senior Client Advisor at Morgan Stanley. Carla Harris speaks powerfully about the proven strategies that have helped her get ahead on Wall Street. With this presentation, she shares her hard-won "Pearls" to help audiences maximize their chance for success in the seat they are sitting in as well as their odds of reaching the seat they aspire to sit in.  |   See more on Carla Harris here.


Former Chairman of North America for LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton

Pauline Brown is 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.  |  See more on Pauline Brown here.


Former Chief Marketing Officer Of The NFL & Former President & CEO Of Pepsi Cola North America

One of the most legendary marketers in sports, Dawn Hudson is the former Chief Marketing Officer of the NFL and former President and CEO of Pepsi Cola North America. With more than 20 years of strategic brand-building experience with some of the world’s best-known and most-loved brands, she shares insights on brand positioning, showing audiences how to tap into their core capabilities and capitalize on in a way that’s authentic to their brand DNA. She speaks with electricity about the influence of product branding on an industry, creating a diverse work place, and turning adversity into an advantage.  |   See more on Dawn Hudson here


First Republican Female White House Press Secretary

Former White House Press Secretary, Dana Perino is a New York Times best-selling author and host of FOX’s “The Five”—where she’s become known as the “voice of reason.”  Willing to “call B.S. on the world,” Perino cuts through spin and takes audiences behind breaking headlines to get to the real issues plaguing today’s hyper-politicized Capitol Hill. As press secretary, she handled interactions with the White House press corps and advised the president on communications. She describes her approach to the position as a 50-50 mindset—half the effort went to defending and advocating the position of the President and the United States, and the other half was defending and advocating the media’s access to the President and the government. After her years in the White House, Perino went from speaking on behalf of the nation to speaking for herself on The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino and The Five on Fox News Channel.  |  See more on  Dana Perino here.

Sallie Krawcheck

Former President of Global Wealth and Investment Management for Bank of America

Sallie Krawcheck is the former president of Global Wealth and Investment Management for Bank of America, Sallie’s speeches offer insight into what works and what doesn’t when it comes to investing and saving.  |  See more on Sallie Krawcheck here.


First Female President Of A Professional Sports Franchise & Former President of the Washington Capitals and Washington Wizards 

Susan O’Malley is the first female president of a Professional Sports Franchise. She uses anecdotes and lessons learned from her life of unprecedented success to share insights in leadership. Her ground-breaking business ideas provide a guide for thriving in a male-dominated field.  |  See more on Susan O’Malley here.


Former Google Executive & Former Head Of Social Innovation At Warby Parker

Anjali Kumar worked on Google’s YouTube acquisition and on several Google X projects, and was one of Warby Parker’s first employees. She talks about the source of innovation, innovation as a continuous process rather than a singular idea, and shares the 4 ways to innovate that she learned at Google and Warby.  |  Watch video of Anjalli Kumar here.

Andrea Jung

Former CEO of Avon Products & Current CEO of Grameen America

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.  |   See more on Andrea Jung here.

Jenn Limm

CEO & Chief Happiness Officer of Delivering Happiness, Culture Book Creator, & Consultant at Zappos

Jenn Limm is the CEO and Chief Happiness Officer of Delivering Happiness, a company she and Tony Hsieh (CEO of co-founded to inspire science-based happiness, passion, and purpose at work, home, and everyday life.  |  See more on Jenn Limm here.

Andy Cunningham

Founder and President of Cunningham Collective; Expert In Marketing, Branding and Strategic Communications

Andy Cunningham: An entrepreneur at the forefront of marketing, branding, positioning, and communicating “The Next Big Thing,” Andy Cunningham has played a key role in the launch of a number of new categories including video games; personal computers; desktop publishing; digital imaging; RISC microprocessors; software as a service; very light jets; and clean tech investing. She is an expert in creating and executing marketing, branding, and communication strategies that accelerate growth, increase shareholder value, and advance corporate reputation.  |  See more on Andy Cunningham here.


Manager of Global Trends & Futuring at Ford Motor Company

Sheryl Connelly has served as the in-house futurist for Ford Motor Company for over a decade. In this role, she identifies and analyzes global consumer trends to aide in the discussion of long-term planning and strategy across the entire company, including design, product development, and corporate strategy and help anticipate and predict the needs and desires of consumers.  |   See more on Sheryl Connelly here

If you are looking for a perfect keynote speaker for an upcoming conventions or meetings, selecting a female speaker from a recognizable brand can help you to promote and recruit attendees for your event and increase event attendance. This is just a sampling of the amazing female speakers we work with. If you’d like to view our full roster of female speakers, click here.

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