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Ann Hiatt

Ann Hiatt

    • Leadership Strategist & Consultant 
    • Founder & CEO - Hipergiant Consulting
    • Author of Bet on Yourself 
    • Former Right Hand to CEOs Jeff Bezos of Amazon & Eric Schmidt of Google
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Valencia Digital Summit 2022 Ann Hiatt

Valencia Digital Summit 2022 Ann Hiatt

Ann Hiatt International Congress of Arabic Publishing and Creative Industries Abu Dhabi 22 May 2022

Ann Hiatt International Congress of Arabic Publishing and Creative Industries Abu Dhabi 22 May 2022

Activating the Super Generation - Say No Get More

Activating the Super Generation - Say No Get More

Ann Hiatt London Business Forum Presentation Video

Ann Hiatt London Business Forum Presentation Video

Ann Hiatt Speaker Biography

Ann Hiatt is a best selling author, executive consultant, speaker, and investor. She is a Silicon Valley veteran with 15 years experience reporting directly to CEOs Jeff Bezos (Amazon) and Eric Schmidt (Google/Alphabet).

Ann worked directly for Jeff Bezos from 2002-2005 where she absorbed the keys to scaling, calculated risk taking and innovation. Ann left Amazon to do a PhD at UC Berkeley before being recruited mid-program by Google where she spent 12 years. Ann became the first ever Chief of Staff and honed her skills in leadership, people management, policy, communications and operational systems from the c-suite.

Ann relocated from Silicon Valley to Europe in 2018 and now consults with CEOs and their leadership teams across the globe. She also partners with Venture Capital firms to identify and build up portfolio CEOs.

She has published articles in publications such as Harvard Business Review and Fast Company and is a contributing author on 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.

The DNA of a Unicorn Leader
Want to become a truly revolutionary leader and fulfil your greatest potential? Ann Hiatt has worked as the right hand to some of the most world changing CEOs and now partners with VCs to identify and invest in the next generation of unicorn leaders all over the world. She has spent 20 years studying, tracking, testing and understanding the magic behind their exceptional output. In this session Ann will teach you their 5 distinguishing characteristics and behaviors as well as dispel the myths surrounding these unicorns which inhibit others from following their path. You will be given the scorecard of the essential attributes, skill sets, habits and behaviors (many of which are not what you might expect) that anyone can adopt to increase their impact and trajectory.

Lessons in Leadership
In this session Ann Hiatt shares captivating stories from the foundation of tech and Silicon Valley elite. You will learn the 5 common characteristics and best practices of the now-celebrity CEOs she has worked with over the past 20 years at Amazon, Google and beyond. You will learn how to utilize their best practices to maximize your potential, build confidence, expand your skills and make your career even more impactful and meaningful regardless of your current title or seniority. Ann will give you the playbook for receiving more recognition, how to seize opportunities where others only see limitations and to stretch beyond your current limits.

Innovation for Intrapreneurs
Innovation for Intrapreneurs outlines the best practices for managers and leaders to inject passion, energy and cohesive strategy across all levels of their organization. In this talk Ann Hiatt presents the playbook for empowering individual contributors to think and act like owners with a bias for action and a clear compass and scoresheet for what their team and organization needs from them most. This system alleviates the fatigue managers experience while trying to hire, retain, coach and inspire high performing teams during times of accelerated growth and pivots.

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