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Kara Goldin | Founder and CEO | Hint, Inc.

Kara Goldin

Entrepreneur Kara Goldin is the Founder and CEO of hint®, Inc., the San Francisco based company which produces the leading, award-winning, no-sweetener flavored water. Kara has been named among Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs and Forbes’ 40 Women to Watch Over 40, among many other notable accolades.

Previously, Kara was Vice President of Shopping and E-commerce Partnerships at AOL, where she helped lead the growth of its startup shopping business to a $1

billion enterprise. Kara is an active business speaker and writer, a member of C200, and a member of SF Bay YPO, the world’s premier chief executive leadership organization. In 2016, Kara launched The Kara Network, a digital resource and mentoring platform for aspiring and established entrepreneurs.

Justin Levy | Global Social Media Strategist

justin levy

With more than a decade of experience in social media and content creation across digital channels, Justin is a global leader in developing strategies for executing organic and paid social media campaigns. Formerly he global social media expert at Citrix, Justin has a deep understanding of how to execute campaigns by the creation for optimal success across social channels.

Justin is the author of the bestselling book, "Facebook Marketing: Designing Your Next Marketing Campaign."

Jeremiah Owyang | Founding Partner | Catalyst Companies

Jeremiah owyang

Jeremiah Owyang is an industry leader on corporate innovation in the face of emerging and disruptive technologies. Relentlessly focused on the future, the founder of Catalyst Companies, an innovation council that helps brands overcome obstacles and navigate the next wave of disruption and opportunity, Jeremiah convenes and leads innovation practitioners through the challenges of the autonomous world, the collaborative economy, and the full range of emerging technologies.

At the center of corporate innovation circles, Jeremiah views every aspect of emerging technologies through the lens of growth, opportunity and constantly shifting consumer behaviors and expectations. Known for identifying trends, he specializes in advising major companies to adapt their business models to better connect with customers. Jeremiah’s client roster includes BMW, Pepsi, Cisco, Nestle, Verizon, Visa, Oracle, MasterCard, Fidelity, Wells Fargo, Colgate-Palmolive, Panasonic, Johnson & Johnson and other global corporations.