Best Women Speakers

Women Speakers

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Nancy Giordano

Strategic Futurist, Corporate Strategist, Keynote Speaker

  • Founder/CEO, Play Big Inc.
  • Transformation Strategist, Kungfu AI
  • Ranked as One of the “World’s Top Female Futurists” and Top 7 “Women of Influence on the Future of Leadership”
  • Advisor, Retail Tomorrow  +  Future Frontiers  +  Center for Partnership Systems
  • Founder, TEDxAustin  +  TEDxYouth@Austin
  • Founder/Producer,  Career Fair For The Future  +  Femme Futurists Society



Shauna "Doc" Springer, Ph.D.

Leading Authority on Trauma to Employees and Military Soldiers



Deborah Perry Piscione

Authority on Changing Mindsets

  • Author three bestselling innovation books, Secrets of Silicon ValleyThe Risk Factor, and The People Equation
  • Former Senior Aide to The White House & US Congress
  • Principal and Co-founder of Oceana
  • Founded four companies, including Alley to the Valley® and Freshwear
  • Awards include: Silicon Valley Women Business Owner of the Year Award, Gracie Allen Award, The White House Project Award, Editorial Excellence Best of the Web Award



Taryn Stejskal, Ph.D.

Former Head of Nike's Executive Leadership Development

  • Author of the highly anticipated book Flourish or Fold: The Five Practices of Particularly Resilient People
  • Lead Nike’s Global Executive Leadership Development Strategy and Enterprise-wide Agenda
  • Former Head of Cigna’s Leadership Development & Executive Programs
  • Doctorate degree, University of Maryland, College Park
  • Neuropsychology Fellow with the National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center



The Honorable Michelle Lee

Technology and Innovation Pioneer

  • Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (2015-2017)
  • Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property
  • Vice President, Machine Learning Solutions Lab at Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Former Google Executive
  • Computer Scientist, MIT's Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
  • Computer Scientist, Hewlett-Packard’s Research Laboratories