CARLY FIORINA

Former PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE, FORMER CHAIRMAN & CEO OF HEWLETT-PACKARD & First WOMAN TO LEAD A FORTUNE 20 COMPANY

Carly Fiorina is a true leader and a seasoned problem‐solver. She is a passionate, articulate advocate for innovation, and effective leadership. Her mission is to inspire, equip and connect individuals and teams to seize opportunities, face challenges, and accelerate impact in their communities. She knows that everyone has more potential than they realize, that those closest to the problem understand the problem best, and that leading to unlock the potential in others and actually solve problems can result in both progress and joy.

Carly shares her leadership experience and approach to problem-solving in a variety of ways. In addition to her regular speeches to students, businesses and non-profits, she is the founder and Chairman of Unlocking Potential, a non-profit organization that invests in human potential by supporting local leaders who are solving problems in their communities. She is also the host of By Example, an upcoming podcast that will feature leaders from various sectors and communities.

Carly’s experience spans from secretary to CEO, from public to private, and from for-profit to non-profit. She started out as a secretary for a 9-person real-estate business and eventually became the first woman ever to lead a Fortune 50 company. Under Carly’s leadership at HP, revenue grew, innovation tripled, growth quadrupled, and HP became the 11th largest company in the U.S.

After leaving HP, Carly focused her efforts on giving back. Prior to Unlocking Potential, she served as the Chairman of Good360, the world’s largest product philanthropy organization, and as Chairman of Opportunity International, a Christian-based organization that lifts millions out of poverty around the globe through micro-finance.

Carly was chosen to serve as the Chairman of the External Advisory Board of the CIA after 9/11. In this capacity, she held the highest clearances available to a civilian.

In 2015, Carly launched a campaign for President. There, many more Americans came to know her as a clear-eyed, direct leader capable of actually solving problems.

Carly is also a best-selling author. Her titles include Tough Choices and Rising to the Challenge. She is currently working on a third book about leadership.

To book Carly Fiorina as the business speaker for your corporate event or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing agent@championsukplc.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Carly is known to cover the following topics:

  • Secretary to CEO: A Story of True Leadership
  • Building a High-Performance Culture
  • Unlocking Potential: Building Leaders at Every Level