Clara Shih is bestselling author of The Facebook Era and founder/CEO of Hearsay Social, one of the fastest-growing and most exciting technology companies in Silicon Valley. Clara is a renowned social media authority and technology leader whose New York Times-featured book has been translated into nine languages and is used as a textbook at Harvard Business School.
Quick Facts about Clara:
• Named one of Fast Company's Most Influential People in Technology and Fortune's Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs
• Created the first business application on Facebook (Faceforce) in 2007 and is credited by Forrester Research with "kicking off the social business applications movement"
• Comes from a tech background, having held product leadership positions at Google, salesforce.com, and Microsoft
• Holds undergraduate and Master's degrees in computer science from Stanford University, where she graduated #1 in her class
Clara is a frequently invited keynote speaker on social media at global conferences including Ad:Tech, Web 2.0 Expo, Enterprise 2.0, South by Southwest, Digital Age 2.0, and many others. Find Clara on Facebook at facebook.com/thefacebookera and Twitter @clarashih.