Collaborations don’t need timelines

In January, I declared 2017 the year of no networking. Two years into San Francisco life, I swore off “networking” events and took a step back from teaching at General Assembly. I started studying data science and started writing on a consistent basis. I recently took time to reflect on the most memorable moments in San…

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In 2017, Distrust has gone viral

In 2017, distrust has gone viral. Companies are blowing up on social media and trust is at an all-time low. This presentation looks at the top reasons why your customers don’t trust you. Learn ways to build trust into your product and improve your customer experience. Please contact me for speaking opportunities or workshops. brianne.kimmel@gmail.com…

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Upcoming Events & Talks

Join one of my upcoming events or talks (schedule updated regularly). 2017 talks include: Pioneers Vienna, Growth Talk with The Family in Paris and #AMA with Growth Hackers. Want me to speak at your event? Please contact me directly to confirm availability. If you’d like to sponsor a Zendesk for Startups event or host an…

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Glossier CEO Emily Weiss on Customer Experience

For tech companies, brand marketing is generally one of the last functions to be built. Traditionally brand marketing requires a large media budget and a visionary executive (think Bozoma Saint John, the woman sent to save Uber). However, with the influx of disruptive, direct to consumer companies like Allbirds, Everlane and Glossier, we’re seeing a…

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Skilling up without getting distracted

When I hit my two year anniversary in San Francisco, I realized it was time to start giving back to the tech community. Throughout my career, I’ve had a number of incredible mentors. From moving overseas to starting and selling my first company, I’ve learned that asking for help is a strength and not a…

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