Abstract: As BlockCypher has enabled companies to launch blockchain projects for almost 5 years, Karen will share examples of projects and insights into what has worked and not worked. In this session, she'll share demonstrations and examples:
- Financial services
- Loyalty/Rewards management
Speaker: Karen Hsu, Chief Revenue Officer at BlockCypher
Bio: Karen Hsu is Chief Revenue Officer at BlockCypher. With over 20 years of experience in technology companies, Karen is co-inventor of 5 patents and has worked in a variety of engineering, marketing and sales roles to bring new products to market. She has worked on Data Integration, Business Intelligence, and CRM solutions at companies including IBM, Siebel Systems, Informatica, and SugarCRM. She has also worked closely with standards organizations such as SWIFT, NACHA and ACORD. As an undergraduate at Stanford University, Karen co-founded BASES, one of largest student run organizations at Stanford today dedicated to entrepreneurship. Karen has a Bachelors of Science degree in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University.
About this workshop:
Each speaking opportunity can generate money, support, and reputation for your organization. The key is always being prepared to present to key audiences such as investors, sponsors, and the press, just to name a few examples.
What are the specific skills we can borrow from successful presenters? They deliver their pitches with precision, emotion, and connection. Precision allows the the presenter to effectively educate the audience. Emotion allows the presenter to demonstrate their commitment and passion. Connection allows the presenter to earn the support of their audience.
In this interactive workshop, you will develop these three presentation skills so that you can deliver your pitches with precision, emotion and connection. These skills will help you consistently deliver pitches that generate more money, support, and positive reputation from your audiences.
You’ll Learn How To:
Clearly identify the outcomes (ROI) from your presentations
Deliver presentations with precision to optimize learning
Deliver presentations with emotion to ignite audience interest
Establish and maintain a solid connection with your audience
Create a connection between your audience and your vision
Answer your audience’s 3 most important questions
Create a solid foundation for your message to support every high stakes presentation
Speaker: Ruth Uribes
Ruth Uribes is an Executive Communications Coach with Heroic Voice Academy. She has helped train and coach a variety of CEO’s, leaders, and entrepreneurs speak heart into their messages by empowering them to use their heroic voice, and deliver powerful messages to their audiences.
Initially studying to become a doctor, she now uses her unique background of over 15 years in leadership development, cultural relations, and event production consulting as part of her expertise in developing clients to connect with their audiences.
Ruth also utilizes her experience from sports, modeling, and marketing to also give her clients a unique advantage. Combining tactics from her background and experience, she is calculated and intentional in the success of her clients.
Ruth is based in San Jose, enjoys creating music playlists, art, and connecting to nature.