Clara Shih is a Silicon Valley tech entrepreneur and bestselling author. She is founder and CEO of Hearsay Social, an enterprise software company whose predictive omnichannel marketing platform helps financial advisors engage clients across digital channels while complying with industry regulations.
A pioneer in the social media industry, Clara developed Faceforce, the first social business application, in 2007 and subsequently authored the New York Times-featured bestseller, The Facebook Era (Addison-Wesley, 2011). Her newest book, The Social Business Imperative (Pearson/Prentice Hall), was released in April 2016.
Shih has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs,” Fast Company’s “Most Influential People in Technology,” BusinessWeek’s “Top Young Entrepreneurs,” and both Fortune’s and Ad Age’s “40 Under 40.” She was also named a “Young Global Leader” by the World Economic Forum.
She is a member of the Starbucks board of directors and previously served in a variety of technical, product, and marketing roles at Google, Microsoft, and Salesforce.com.
You can follow her on Twitter: @clarashih
She will be live on Jul 26 starting 930 AM PT for one and a half hours during which she will answer as many questions as possible.