Margaret Heffernan will be speaking at The GLS: Special Edition 2022.

Margaret Heffernan

CEO, Entrepreneur & Author

Born in Texas, raised in Holland and educated at Cambridge University, Margaret Heffernan has led a rich and diverse career as a director, writer and producer for the BBC and A&E, as well as a music video producer for the London Chamber Orchestra. Under her leadership at the trade association IPPA, which represented the interests of independent film and television producers, it was once described by the Financial Times as "the most formidable lobbying organization in England." Returning to the states, Heffernan developed interactive multimedia products with Peter Lynch, Tom Peters, Standard & Poors and The Learning Company. She then joined CMGI where she ran, bought and sold leading Internet businesses, serving as chief executive officer for InfoMation, ZineZone and iCAST. She was named one of the Internet's “Top 100” by Silicon Alley Reporter, one of the “Top 25” by Streaming Media magazine and one of the “Top 100 Media Executives” by The Hollywood Reporter. Margaret teaches at the School of Management at the University of Bath and has been invited to speak at business schools around the world, including Harvard Business School, the Rotman School, London Business School and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy. She has published six books including her most recent, timely and enlightening release, Uncharted: How to Navigate the Future, which has been named Financial Times “Best Book of the Year.”

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