About The Authors

Hessie Jones

Hessie Jones

As a seasoned digital strategist, Hessie Jones continues to challenge the notion of complacency. With extensive experience in technology including start-ups, banking, advertising and social media, Hessie has held management positions at Yahoo!, Citi, ONE Advertising and Aegis Media. Launch successes like Yahoo! Answers propelled Hessie into the world of social media. As an active blogger for Huffington Post, Steamfeed, Digital Journal and WhatsYourTech, Hessie is a purveyor for understanding and adapting to change: in marketing practices, in communication, in understanding the evolving consumer mindset and behavior. Currently, Hessie is the Founder of ArCompany, helping companies realize the value of social intelligence and its impact on the inevitable next level of social business. She’s also a cellist, MBA guest lecturer, wife and hockey mom.

Daniel Newman

Over the past decade Daniel Newman has delivered more than 250 keynote, panel discussions, workshops and live interviews throughout North America. With a focus on the rapid convergence of marketing and technology, Newman’s sessions cover the gambit of social media, mobility, cloud, big data; all with measurable and meaningful ties to creating better customer experiences.

Over the past 3 years Newman has been recognized by some of the world most recognized media outlets and brands as a top influencer in subjects such as Leadership, Employee Engagement, Human Resources, Technology and Marketing. With his uncanny ability to tie together technology trends and business transformation, Newman is trusted by brands such as IBM, Dell, SAP and Oracle to provide his unique perspective on topics business digital transformation and social customer service.

With a mix of quick wit and humor, Daniel is able to rapidly build connections with almost any audience. As a former CEO of a midsize company, Newman also understands how to integrate speaking topics with an audiences most pressing needs.

Author of 2 Amazon Best Selling Books, Newman is a trusted voice found weekly on Forbes, Huffington Post and Entrepreneur Magazine. If your company or organization is looking for “Wow” at your next event, then you have come to the right place. Daniel doesn’t hold back, bringing excitement and valuable insight for every audience he engages.