Nancy A. Shenker is an entrepreneur, published author, and professional speaker whose areas of expertise include tips for small businesses (marketing and lifestyle), cross-generational communications, digital media, entrepreneurship, and many others. She has published several books, including "Embrace the Machine" (www.embracethemachine.com), about artificial intelligence, machine learning, and robotics. She is also the creator and publisher of a business travel website (bleisureliving.com) and a community for female founders called sheBOOM.com. A former C-level executive (Citibank, MasterCard, Reed Exhibitions -- producers of ComicCon), she left the corporate world to start her own business, theONswitch marketing in 2003. She speaks nationally at a variety of events about marketing and technology trends, as well as teaching Boomers about digital media, inspiring women to make better business and life choices, and coaching recent graduates how to navigate the working world. She writes for HuffPost, Inc.com, the Nightclub & Bar website, and various other business and consumer media. A graduate of the University of Michigan and NYU's Graduate Publishing Program, she has two grown daughters and a granddaughter.