Charlene Li, Founder and CEO of Altimeter Group
Charlene Li is the author of five books, including the New York Times bestseller, Open Leadership and the co-author of the critically acclaimed book, Groundswell. She is a sought after speaker and advisor to many Fortune 500 companies. She is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Business School and lives in San Francisco with her husband and two teenagers.
Cameron Craig, Head of Global Corporate Communications at Polycom
Cameron is a seasoned communications professional with extensive experience working with global technology brands. He worked with Apple for 10 years during the company’s dramatic turnaround period under Steve Jobs. Later, he lead communications efforts for Yahoo!, PayPal and Visa. Before joining the corporate world, Cameron was a tour publicist for music legend Johnny Cash. Originally from Sydney, Australia, he now lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife Danielle and kids Isabel and William. Currently Cameron is head of global corporate communications for Polycom in San Jose, CA. He is a contributor to Harvard Business Review, Fortune, Business Insider, The Huffington Post and PR Daily. He is also an active member of the Forbes Communications Council, an invitation-only organization for communications, public relations, public affairs and media relations executives. Follow him on Twitter @Cam_CommsGuy or LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronrcraig
Dorie Clark, Marketing strategy consultant, professional speaker, and frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review.
Dorie Clark is an Adjunct Professor of Business Administration at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and the author of Reinventing You and Stand Out, which was named the #1 Leadership Book of 2015 by Inc. magazine, one of the Top 10 Business Books of the Year by Forbes, and was a Washington Post bestseller. A former presidential campaign spokeswoman, the New York Times described her as an “expert at self-reinvention and helping others make changes in their lives.”
She is a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review, TIME, and Entrepreneur. Recognized as a “branding expert” by the Associated Press, Inc., and Fortune, Clark is a marketing strategy consultant and speaker for clients including Google, Microsoft, Yale University, Fidelity, the U.S. State Department, and the World Bank.
Adele Cehrs, Founder and CEO Epic PR Group
Adele Cehrs is the author of Spike Your Brand ROI, has more than 20 years' experience in the PR and marketing industry. Cehrs has served as a strategist, corporate counsel, and crisis-management adviser for clients such as Yum Brands, Johnson & Johnson, Lockheed Martin, Verizon, and Georgetown Cupcake. Before starting her own company, she was an executive at top PR firms including TSI Communications and Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide. She served as a spokesperson for companies such as DuPont, 1-800-Flowers, and DirecTV. She lives in Alexandria, VA with her husband and two children.