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Keynote Presentation "Making What Matters to You Matter to Others: The Art of Building Influence" | Lisa Gable


In today’s competitive landscape, success often depends on making what matters to you matter to others. In her speech, Lisa Gable will share her insights on building influence by creating relevance for any idea you are promoting, surrounding yourself with smart people, and utilizing research and data as powerful tools for opening doors to new opportunities for revenue, visibility, and partnerships.

Drawing on her personal experience, Lisa will offer practical advice on building networks, learning to negotiate effectively despite differing perspectives, and creating solutions that work for everyone. Whether you are a seasoned professional or just starting in your career, you will learn valuable strategies for building influence and create sustainable success.

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  • Lisa Gable

    Lisa Gable is the Wall Street Journal and USA Today best-selling author of the book Turnaround: How to Change Course When Things are Going South and is recognized worldwide as a turnaround mastermind. As CEO of several organizations, and as a former Presidential appointee, US Ambassador, UN Delegate, and advisor to Fortune 500 companies, Lisa has orchestrated and executed the successful turnarounds of well-known private and public organizations in all industries and sectors. She is highly regarded in business, political, and philanthropic circles for her ability to tackle difficult issues directly and with discipline and diplomacy.

    Lisa most recently served as the CEO of FARE, the world’s largest funder of food allergy research. Prior to leading FARE, she was a senior advisor at PepsiCo and President of the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation where she worked on cross-sector solutions to improve intractable public health issues.

    In 2004, she was appointed by President George W. Bush as the first woman in World’s Fair’s 150-year history to direct the U.S. Pavilion, a 100 percent non-federally funded $33.7 million operation with more than 70 employees.

    Lisa was named one of the 10 Most Influential Business Leaders in 2022 by CXO Magazine. An entrepreneur and mentor, Lisa acts deliberately to move organizations and individuals toward their full potential. In the past, she served as the founding chair of the board of directors for the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World; has been a national trustee of the Boys and Girls Club of America and on the board of directors of Girls Scouts of the USA; a board of trustee of Thunderbird School of Management; a member of the National Academy of Medicine IOM Roundtable on Obesity Solutions; and board member of the Independent Women’s Forum. She is also a mentor in organizations such as Rare as One project, a Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.

July 19, 2023
Wed 8:45 AM CDT
Event Hall II 1st Floor

Duration 1H 30M

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