21st - 22nd November 2024
Leadership Strategist | Growth Consultant | Former Right Hand to CEOs Jeff Bezos, Amazon & Eric Schmidt, Google
Ann Hiatt is a best-selling author, executive consultant, speaker, and investor. She is a Silicon Valley veteran with 15 years of experience reporting directly to CEOs Jeff Bezos (Amazon) and Eric Schmidt (Google/Alphabet). She was the first-ever Chief of Staff at Google; inventing the role and its gold standard which is now pervasive in the tech world and beyond.
Ann consults with CEOs and trains their teams across the globe on leadership, innovation and C-suite optimization. She has worked with executives and their support teams at organizations such as Netflix, Starbucks, AWS, Google, Amazon, Prudential, Lockheed Martin, Siemens and more.
Ann has also been a featured speaker at major conferences such as SXSW in Austin, The Growth Faculty in Sydney, The Emirates Festival of Literature in Dubai and the Valencia Digital Summit in Spain.
Ann has written articles for publications such as Harvard Business Review, Fast Company and CNBC. She has also contributed to articles in The New York Times, Economic Times, The Financial Times and Forbes. Her bestselling book, Bet On Yourself, was published by HarperCollins in 2021.