Technology and innovation speaker, Claire Valoti, is best known as Vice President of the International Business at Snap Inc, otherwise known as Snapchat. After being headhunted from Facebook in 2015, she was appointed the General Manager of Snap Inc, a revolutionary company that is reinventing the camera industry. Claire is also an advocate for female representation in technology, paving the way for future STEM professionals. As a speaker, she discusses topics from female business to technology, making her the ideal addition to a wide range of events.
Snapchat is an internationally used social and multimedia messaging app that has taken the application store by storm. It's unique features, including time-limited "snaps" and augmented reality photo filters, have paved the way for other apps like Facebook and Instagram. As recorded in 2019, Snapchat boasted 210 million daily active users. Claire is responsible for growing revenue across key international markets, including the UK, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Canada, Australia and MENA.
Aside from Snapchat, Claire has played a major role in several top-level companies, like Weve as their Media Director, O2 Media as their Media Director, MindShare as their Head of Digital Display & Mobile and Vice-Chair of the UK Mobile Marketing Association. Claire is also credited for the success of industry-leading mobile companies, like EE and Vodafone. As a speaker, she explores the career path that led to Snapchat, taking her audience on a technological journey.
Prior to being headhunted by Snapchat's Evan Spiegel in 2015, Claire was the Director of Agency Partnerships at Facebook UK. In the role, she worked with clients to "maximise the opportunities that Facebook offers through the use of intelligent data". Having played a vital role in several high-profile technology companies, Claire has witnessed first have the importance of female representation in STEM industries.
In celebration of her positive influence, she was named the 2012 Most Powerful Women in Advertising by Business Insider. This popular speaker has featured at world-renowned events, like The 2020 AI Summit, to discuss such topics as "Snap's Approach to Innovation" and "Is Technology a Priority for You?". Furthermore, she can present her inspirational story to corporate audiences, promoting the need for gender inclusion.