Ayelet Baron is an author, speaker and activist for the human spirit. As a futurist, she brings pioneering approaches to the business world. As the former Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer for Cisco Canada, she helped position Canada as the second largest revenue country for Cisco. She held numerous global leadership roles at Cisco ranging from the Emerging Markets Leadership Team to the IT Senior Executive Team. She was also a Cisco Leadership Fellow working with the chief information officers of over 20 of the largest global Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO) where she wrote a Handbook for Social Media for Good and established Information Communication Technology (ICT) initiatives. After firing herself from her PhD studies, Ayelet started her career in market research and was the pollster for Canada’s national newspaper, The Globe and Mail. She was awarded the 2015 Entrepreneur of the Year Award from Watermark. Please reach out and start a conversation with Ayelet as you'll never know where it would lead if you don't!