Keynote Speakers

Sean Gardner

Forbes #1 Social Media Power Influencer
USA


Co-Founder of the pioneering, Huffington Post “Twitter Powerhouses Series”​, which has interviewed hundreds of people in diverse fields – technology, business, health, philanthropy, travel, food and more – since 2010, and has been an influential voice in the social media conversation. The Bestselling Author of “The Road to Social Media Success”. His vision is expansive and inclusive: A more connected planet, with people working together to produce constructive, responsible solutions to our most serious problems.

Working for Apple Inc. right out of high school, Sean has delivered results for multi-national firms like Microsoft, Ford Motor Company, Ultimate Software, Marriott Hotels and Silicon Valley Bank, and non-profits like World Vision and Project Medishare. He is a board member of the World Communication Forum in Davos, Switzerland. He has also been a digital volunteer for GivingTuesday.org since spring 2013, and helps the U.N. Foundation promote and expand it online.

He has given keynote addresses and presentations on digital and social media strategy at Harvard University, the annual Google Conference, the Smithsonian Institution, and at annual conferences in cities on 3 continents, including London, Amman, Kuala Lumpur, Davos, Toronto, Istanbul, Belgrade, Hamburg, New Delhi, and Kazan (Russia). Forbes’​#1 Social Media Power Influencer, he’s also been honored as one of the world’s top marketers, writers, thinkers and social good advocates.

He has been profiled in Hootsuite, Entrepreneur, Inc, and Glamour Magazine for his personal branding tips, innovative social media strategy and marketing expertise; given live commentary on the BBC, Al Jazeera, and CNN; and his written work has appeared in Fast Company and Buzzfeed.