2016 Keynote

Shelley Bird

Dr. Shelley Bird, ABC, is a senior communications, marketing and strategy executive with extensive international experience. She has helped companies around the world navigate disruptive change, launch new ventures, and retool existing models, most recently as executive vice president in the office of the CEO at Cardinal Health. She is founder of a social enterprise […]

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Joe Case

Joe Case is an Ohio native who currently leads Nationwide’s Public Relations team. He has more than 25 years of communications experience specializing in thought leadership, crisis management and litigation-related public relations. Prior to working for Nationwide, Joe served as the director of public affairs for both the Ohio Attorney General’s Office and the Ohio State

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Karen Hough

Karen Hough is the Founder and CEO of ImprovEdge. She is an Amazon #1 beststelling author and contributor to the Huffington Post. Her second award-winning book, Be the Best Bad Presenter Ever: Break the Rules, Make Mistakes and Win Them Over was published by Berrett-Koehler. She is the recipient of the Stevie International Silver Award

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Jennifer Wah

An award-winning storyteller, communications strategist, writer and creative director, Jennifer’s insight on audience needs has been sought for more than 20 years. She has been an active volunteer for many years with the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), having served in numerous leadership roles from the local chapter to the association’s International Executive Board.

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