Jenn is very excited to be among the mentors at Women In Consulting’s Speed Mentoring Event on Thursday, November 17 from 5:30 PM – 8:30. PM.
This is your chance to have your business questions and concerns answered by 12 of the Bay Area’s most successful consultants! This special event is about you and your business needs. Get advice on a number of topics including networking, marketing and managing your business in nine 8-minute sessions. This exciting, unique and exclusive opportunity is capped at 50 participants which gives you the opportunity to speak with multiple mentors and get your questions answered.
Don’t miss out on this valuable opportunity – register today!
Founding partner of ZephyrBiotech, a firm specializing in interim executive and project management support for emerging, virtual, and transitioning bio/pharmaceutical companies, Elise has extensive experience in senior project management and executive level leadership positions in the global pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. (Twitter handle:@elise2345)
Renee is an Enrolled Agent tax preparer and Certified QuickBooks Consultant. She and her team at AdminBooks help small business owners accurately report their income and deductions on financial statements while making sure the tax payer understands how the numbers affect the tax return. A big part of running a business efficiently is understanding the options available to the tax payer.
Rita Deo Barber
Rita has more than 18 years’ experience defining and leading training initiatives for executives, groups, and corporations such as Google and Intel. She has in-depth experience in workshop facilitation and delivering messages to groups in the hundreds and has mentored individuals on message-collaboration, leadership, and delivery. (Twitter handle: @ritabarber)
MK Hicks is an e-commerce marketing consultant. Her company, Zenergy Works, provides a full range of services in web design, SEO and start-up basics, personal branding, PPC/comparison shopping, email marketing, online reputation management, blog development, and social media marketing. (Twitter handle: @zenergy95401)
Cindy Kennaugh leads On The Mark, a consultancy of thinkers and doers that has provided years of results-oriented marketing experience. On The Mark serves a range of clients from CEOs to vice presidents and directors. Her Silicon Valley experience includes high-level marketing responsibilities at Fairchild, HP, Schlumberger, and Seagate Technologies as well as multiple start-ups. Cindy will work with you around 1) how to nurture your network and develop a consortium of subcontractors, 2) how to match talent to client needs, and 3) how and why to evolve from solo practitioner to a multi-consultant organization.
Marketing strategist, speaker, coach, CEO, and founder of ThinkResults Marketing, Jenn LeBlanc works with tech CEOs and CMOs to drive results. For 20 years, she has been increasing revenue for companies of all sizes, including Microsoft Ventures, PeopleSoft, Nektar, and SAP. Jenn’s ready to work with you on 1) marketing your business via social media, 2) creating the breakthroughs you need to get what you want, and 3) dancing with your fears instead of letting them drive you. (Twitter handle: @JenniferLeBlanc)
Theresa Marcroft is in her 15th year leading MarketSavvy, a strategic marketing firm. Since 2001, Theresa has served as interim VP marketing/CMO for a variety of technology companies, setting them on a high-growth path. Theresa finds creative ways to grow revenue for Silicon Valley’s high technology companies by leveraging solid, classical marketing techniques.
Joanna Nowak is a principal and founder of Moneywise Financial Advisors, a boutique wealth management firm specializing in holistic financial planning, investment management, and financial counseling for savvy professional women, their families and businesses. As an advisor and speaker, she delivers a better approach to managing wealth than the Wall Street rigged game – more effective, clear and compassionate financial advice that supports women’s life goals, aspirations, and dreams. (Twitter handle: @MoneyWiseFA)
The founder of Exponential Edge®, Adrian has been called, “One of Silicon Valley’s most respected, (if not the most respected) strategist” by Consulting Magazine. As CEO of Exponential Edge Inc., she helps businesses gain market advantage in an exponential economy. Adrian has collaborated with some of the most innovative companies in the world including Microsoft, HP, Sierra Ventures, Symantec, and Seagate to achieve market leadership. Adrian authored the book The 24-Hour Customer: New Rules for Winning in a Time-Starved, Always-Connected Economy. (Twitter handle: @ExponentialEdge)
Lisa Ann Pinkerton
Lisa Ann Pinkerton has used her keen analytical skills to share technology stories for over a decade. She leads companies through the web of new and traditional media with messaging that bolsters their goals. A former award-winning journalist, Lisa Ann transforms her insights into top-tier coverage. She’s an accomplished speaker and facilitator, sharing her communications knowledge with entrepreneurs and small business owners internationally. Before founding Technica, Lisa Ann was a senior account executive, managing new business operations for San Francisco PR firm Antenna Group. (Twitter handle: @lisapinkerton)
Linda Popky is the founder and president of Leverage2Market® Associates, a strategic marketing company that helps organizations transform their business through marketing. A former president of WIC, she is the author of the new book Marketing Above the Noise: Achieve Strategic Advantage with Marketing that Matters,.Linda will cover 1) writing a scope of work for consulting projects, 2) targeting and marketing to your ideal clients, and 3) developing retainer relationships. (Twitter handle: @popky)
Jacqueline Wales is an international speaker, executive coach, and author of The Fearless Factor, When The Crow Sings, and the upcoming InnerFluence. With more than 30 years’ experience in the personal development field, Jacqueline is well known for her “honest, insightful approach” to making changes in life. During this mentoring session, Jacqueline will offer her insights about 1) effective networking, 2) overcoming fear, and 3) building critical skills around developing and using influence.
MODERATOR: Robin Weintraub
Robin Weintraub is a marketing strategist with 20+ years of experience advising a who’s who list of top companies that include Microsoft, Adobe, SAP, PayPal, Chase, United Airlines, Sears, and HBO. The C-level hires her to help navigate unchartered territory and address challenges that directly impact the bottom line. Robin rapidly identifies the key levers that drive a business, ideates on the fly, and add values from the very first meeting. She has tackled almost every marketing challenge, acquiring deep expertise in direct marketing, strategic planning, and branding. Areas of focus include strategy, insights, and analysis, as well as planning and execution. (Twitter handle: @RobinWeintraub)