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Clara Shih

is CEO at Hearsay Social.

The 29-year-old newcomer to Starbucks' board

By Patricia Sellers December 15, 2011: 1:20 PM ET This past summer, when Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg emailed me about Clara Shih, we at Fortune knew to keep a lookout. "I think she is awesome," Sandberg wrote in her email. Sure enough, Starbucks ( SBUX ) yesterday named 29-year-old ...

Is Silicon Valley ageist?

Howard Schultz at Starbucks, for example, recruited the then-late-twentysomething Clara Shih, who runs a social-marketing software company called Hearsay, to his board. The explicit reason was to get Shih's "digital native" smarts into the boardroom. At the same time, Schultz ...

Brainstorm Tech Spotlight: Clara Shih, CEO of Hearsay Social

Clara Shih says true success is finding ways to empower others. FORTUNE -- Fortune's Brainstorm Tech Conference (July 22-24 in Aspen, Colo.) regularly brings together the best and brightest minds in tech innovation. Each week, Fortune will turn the spotlight on a different conference ...

Social media success Rx: "Be a little crazy"

By Patricia Sellers January 11, 2012: 10:22 AM ET Clara Shih is an early achiever. At age five, she arrived in the U.S., from Hong Kong, with her parents. With no access to bilingual education, she was initially placed in special classes for kids with speech impediments and advanced so ...

Clara Shih rides social media savvy to Starbucks board

Clara Shih knew that whole Facebook thing was going to be big. She was a young marketing manager in 2007 when she grew intrigued by the social network's potential to help businesses reach customers. In her spare time, she wrote a book on the topic that became a best-seller, and in 2010 ...

Successful People Share Best Advice On LinkedIn

Clara Shih learned to lead with her head, heart, and hands. Shih, CEO of Hearsay Social, received her favorite advice from her Starbucks board colleague and mentor Craig Weatherup, also the former CEO of PepsiCo. He told her that the keys to leadership are "head, heart, and ...

How Leaders At Companies From Box To Gore Innovate In Chaos

Clara Shih, 30, is expert at helping those companies. The cofounder and CEO of a social media firm called Hearsay Social, Shih helps major corporations, particularly in the financial industry--"the largest and slowest companies worldwide," as she puts it--coordinate their efforts ...

Want to be a successful social media organization? Read this

So imagine my surprise when I was among a small group of local businesswomen invited by the United Way of Greater Cincinnati to hear a talk by Clara Shih, CEO and co-founder of Hearsay Social, a San Francisco-based firm that helps companies use social media in ways that make its ...

Clara Shih joins Starbucks board

Clara Shih, bestselling author and CEO of the social networking business services startup Hearsay Social, was elected to Starbucks Coffee Co.'s board of directors Wednesday, while Facebook Inc. COO Sheryl Sandberg indicated she would soon step off the board. In 2007, Shih ...

Why Your Next Board Member Should Be A Woman

... Wojcicki ; LuluLemon ($9.3B) added FB local-and-mobile exec Emily White ; Starbucks ($36.5B) added 29-year-old Clara Shih, CEO of Hearsay Social and author of The Facebook Era; and Scripps Networks Interactive ($6.9B) just announced the addition of Gina Bianchini, CEO/founder of Mighty Software...

The Confidence Gap

“For women, it’s not like that.” The tech entrepreneur Clara Shih, who founded the successful social-media company Hearsay Social in 2010 and joined the board of Starbucks at the tender age of 29, is one of the few female CEOs in the still-macho world of Silicon Valley. But as an ...

Unveiling Hearsay Social for LinkedIn, Helping Financial Firms Manage All Customer Interactions on L...

It's imperative for today's financial firms, business units, and representatives to take part in these conversations," said Hearsay Social CEO Clara Shih. "We are proud to partner with LinkedIn to enable compliant business success across the financial sector. " "Through LinkedIn Company ...

Hearsay Social gets a $30 million boost

Clara Shih's 3-year-old startup is hoping to prove what so far remains unproven: that companies can use social media to sell. FORTUNE—Hearsay Social, a three-year-old San Francisco startup that in the past year has doubled its number of clients, announced last Thursday that it has raised ...

Hearsay Social CEO Clara Shih to Address The New York Times’ DealBook Conference on “The Search for...

... Sequoia Capital Chairman Michael Moritz Hearsay Social ®, provider of the leading social sales and marketing platform, announced today that its CEO and founder Clara Shih will speak on the future of technology and innovation at the inaugural New York Times DealBook Conference on Wednesday, December 12...

Starbucks Names Hearsay Social's Clara Shih To Board Of ...

Starbucks has named Clara Shih, CEO and cofounder of social media startup Hearsay Social, to its board of directors. It’s a big move for Shih, 29, who wrote a book about Facebook and social media marketing, “The Facebook Era.” She also previously created an early Facebook ...

Hearsay Social Continues Sweeping Industry Awards, Driving Thought Leadership at Key Conferences in...

Hearsay Social Continues Sweeping Industry Awards, Driving Thought Leadership at Key Conferences in Q1 Hearsay Social Senior Executives to Headline Industry and Technology Conferences, Including SIFMA Social Seminar and LeadingRE’s Conference Week; Hearsay Social Founder and CEO Clara Shih ...

Hearsay Social and SIFMA Expand Strategic Partnership to Drive Social Business Education & Thought L...

Today in San Francisco, Hearsay Social CEO Clara Shih will be keynoting at the SIFMA Social Media Seminar. In "The Next Digital Frontier for Financial Services: Amplifying Brand and Growing Business in 2014," Ms. Shih will explain why 2014 is the year that social media moves from ...

The Facebook Era: Tapping Online Social Networks to Build Better Products, Reach New Audiences, and...

In The Facebook Era, Clara Shih systematically outlines the business promise of social networking and shows how to transform that promise into reality. Shih is singularly qualified to write this book: One of the world's top business social networking thought leaders and ...

Hearsay Social Executives and Customers Continue to Inspire Innovation at Leading Global Conferences...

“Thanks to our forward-thinking customers and partners, the inaugural Hearsay Social Innovation Summit was a resounding success, uncovering the many ways technology and social media are proving transformational for sales and marketing,” said Hearsay Social CEO Clara Shih. “We are ...

Hearsay Social Announces Explosive Customer Growth and Accelerating Market Validation in 2012

● Hearsay Social CEO Clara Shih was featured in the November 2012 cover story of Fast Company magazine as a “Generation Flux Leader” whose work is helping to influence “the future of this country and of our global economy” alongside Cisco CTO Padmasree Warrior and Box CEO Aaron Levie. ● ...

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