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Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars, CEO Series, Small Business How-to Seminars: CEO Series: Kelly Hoey


December 5, 2017


Kelly HoeyThank you for your interest, registration and wait list are now closed. We still have a few spots available, so you are welcome to come by the Library and be on standby: at 5:30 PM there will be a line for patrons to sign up on a first come, first seated basis. At 5:55 PM  (after all registrants are seated) standbys will be allowed to take any open spots until all seats are taken

This event is part of the 2017 CEO Series at The New York Public Library. 

J. Kelly Hoey is an entrepreneur helping entrepreneurs and the author of Build Your Dream Network: Forging Powerful Relationships in a Hyper-Connected World. If you think of networking as schmoozing at boring cocktail parties or scrolling through LinkedIn for new contacts to add, think again. In the social media age, you need a modern roadmap for creating and cultivating meaningful connections to stand out from the crowd and achieve any of your goals, no matter how big or small. Come hear what Kelly has to say!

She has been lauded by Forbes as “1 of 5 Women Changing the World of Entrepreneurship” and Inc. said she is “1 of the 10 Most Well-Connected People in New York City's Startup Scene.” EBW 2020 included her on their list of the “100 Most Influential Global Leaders Empowering Women Worldwide”. She has appeared on CNBC’s Power Pitch, contributed to publications such as Fast Company and Inc., and works with inclusive companies including Comcast and Capital One.

Kelly’s career story is one transformation, and can only be explained by her unique ability to tap into networks and make valuable connections. Her career started in corporate law, eventually transitioning to the management side of Big Law. A chance opportunity in 2009 to work with a visionary leader sparked her transition from earning a paycheck to seeking equity. Co-founding a startup accelerator then an interim CMO role with an emerging tech company are just part of her journey of career reinvention as an author, influencer and investor. She continues to be active in the startup community as a limited partner in two venture capital funds and she also serves as Chief Tech Ambassador for the YWCA of NYC’s Girls Geek Club. 

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