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Clara Shih

Clara Shih

Keynote Speaker: CEO of Salesforce AI, Board Director & Entrepreneur; Author of "The Facebook Era"

Clara Shih Biography

Clara Shih is a tech entrepreneur, investor, and bestselling author. She currently leads artificial intelligence products, research and development at Salesforce and previously led Salesforce's largest business Service Cloud.

A digital pioneer, Clara has been named one of Fortune’s “40 under 40” and “Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs,” Fast Company’s “Most Influential People in Technology,” and a “Young Global Leader” by the World Economic Forum. Clara served on the Starbucks board of directors for 12 years and is Board Chair of Hearsay Systems, a privately held digital software firm she founded in 2009.

She graduated #1 in computer science at Stanford University, where she also received an M.S. in computer science. She also holds an M.S. in internet studies from Oxford University, where she studied as a U.S. Marshall Scholar.

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Clara Shih Speaking Topics

Digital Transformation and Customer Experience

  • Use of modern digital communication channels such as video calls, online document sharing, text messaging, social media engagement to build and nurture relationships virtually
  • How to balance corporate brand and local/relationship manager efforts
  • Regulatory considerations, such as FINRA/SEC for financial services

Virtual Presentation

  1. Digitally engaging customers during the pandemic and post-pandemic: • Use of modern digital communication channels such as video calls, online document sharing, text messaging, social media engagement to build and nurture relationships virtually.

• How to balance corporate brand and local/relationship manager efforts.

• Regulatory considerations, such as FINRA/SEC for financial services.

II. Digital and Social Selling (Sales Effectiveness) during a pandemic– how to keep your sales reps producing and successful when golf outings, fancy dinners, and in-person meetings must be indefinitely postponed:

• How to leverage LinkedIn and other social media for prospecting, nurturing customer relationships as well as retention and relationship growth

• How to establish expert credibility and convey empathy over digital channels

• Why this is a critical time for building customer trust which will last a lifetime

III. How to build employee engagement virtually during the pandemic and post-pandemic Special support needed for single parents and dual-working parents of young children

• How managers must manage differently than before

• Setting boundaries, management team role modeling behaviors, no weekends/nights, virtual coffees, creating structures for more frequent and more personal interaction moments

• How Recruiting needs to adapt to a virtual environment of no in-person interviews or candidate dinners

• How to think about returning to work

The Social Selling Revolution: How LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter are Transforming How Agents Sell

Every day, a billion people share the most important moments of their lives on social media, from new jobs to newborns -- and everything in between. Your own social networks are full of these “social signals” and your competitors are acting on this information in real time. The days of cold outreach are over-- today's savvy agents leverage these real-time insights to get smart about whom to reach out to, when to reach out, and what to say as well as to build deep lasting relationships that result in renewal, upsell, and referrals. Bestselling author, social media expert and Silicon Valley tech CEO Clara Shih will walk through how to succeed in today's radically different selling environment.

Clara Shih Videos

Beyond Text: Enterprise AI's Multimodal Moment, ft. Abhay Parasnis ...
What We Need to Unlearn from Classical AI | ASK MORE OF AI with Clara Shih
A Company as a Platform for Change | Clara Shih

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How much does it cost to book Clara Shih for a speaking engagement?

Speaking fees for Clara Shih, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Clara Shih are $50,000 - $100,000 for live events and $10,000 - $20,000 for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Clara Shih, click the Check Schedule button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.

What topics does Clara Shih speak about?

Clara Shih is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Innovation, Digital Business, Computer Science, Social Media, Asian Heritage, Business Leadership, Technology, Business, Women in Business, Female Leadership, Women, Networking, Business Growth, Economy, Finance, Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Women in Tech, STEM, Influential Women and Social Activism.

Where does Clara Shih travel from?

Clara Shih generally travels from San Francisco, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances.

Who is the agent for Clara Shih?

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Clara Shih is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Innovation, Digital Business and Computer Science. The estimated speaking fee range to book Clara Shih for live events is $50,000 - $100,000, and for virtual events $10,000 - $20,000. Clara Shih generally travels from San Francisco, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Sharon Gai, Joanna Peña-Bickley and Ai-jen Poo. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Clara Shih for an upcoming event.

Clara Shih Speaking Topics

  • Digital Transformation and Customer Experience

    • Use of modern digital communication channels such as video calls, online document sharing, text messaging, social media engagement to build and nurture relationships virtually
    • How to balance corporate brand and local/relationship manager efforts
    • Regulatory considerations, such as FINRA/SEC for financial services

  • Virtual Presentation

    1. Digitally engaging customers during the pandemic and post-pandemic: • Use of modern digital communication channels such as video calls, online document sharing, text messaging, social media engagement to build and nurture relationships virtually.

    • How to balance corporate brand and local/relationship manager efforts.

    • Regulatory considerations, such as FINRA/SEC for financial services.

    II. Digital and Social Selling (Sales Effectiveness) during a pandemic– how to keep your sales reps producing and successful when golf outings, fancy dinners, and in-person meetings must be indefinitely postponed:

    • How to leverage LinkedIn and other social media for prospecting, nurturing customer relationships as well as retention and relationship growth

    • How to establish expert credibility and convey empathy over digital channels

    • Why this is a critical time for building customer trust which will last a lifetime

    III. How to build employee engagement virtually during the pandemic and post-pandemic Special support needed for single parents and dual-working parents of young children

    • How managers must manage differently than before

    • Setting boundaries, management team role modeling behaviors, no weekends/nights, virtual coffees, creating structures for more frequent and more personal interaction moments

    • How Recruiting needs to adapt to a virtual environment of no in-person interviews or candidate dinners

    • How to think about returning to work

  • The Social Selling Revolution: How LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter are Transforming How Agents Sell

    Every day, a billion people share the most important moments of their lives on social media, from new jobs to newborns -- and everything in between. Your own social networks are full of these “social signals” and your competitors are acting on this information in real time. The days of cold outreach are over-- today's savvy agents leverage these real-time insights to get smart about whom to reach out to, when to reach out, and what to say as well as to build deep lasting relationships that result in renewal, upsell, and referrals. Bestselling author, social media expert and Silicon Valley tech CEO Clara Shih will walk through how to succeed in today's radically different selling environment.

Clara Shih Videos

Beyond Text: Enterprise AI's Multimodal Moment, ft. Abhay Parasnis ...
What We Need to Unlearn from Classical AI | ASK MORE OF AI with Clara Shih
A Company as a Platform for Change | Clara Shih
Clara Shih, CEO Service Cloud at Salesforce: Connecting Customer ...
Clara Shih Keynote - Hearsay Summit 2018 - YouTube

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