Ann Hiatt received her initial business training during 15 years as the Executive Business Partner to Jeff Bezos (CEO of Amazon) and Eric Schmidt (CEO and Executive Chairman at Google/Alphabet). Ann now consults with executives of Fortune 500 companies as well as European and Silicon Valley startups and is on several advisory boards. Ann has recently relocated from Silicon Valley to Europe and brings with her a unique perspective on what it takes to succeed in business today and how to apply that to your organization. She is a sought-after international speaker having spoken at conferences across 5 continents.
Ann is a native of Seattle and studied International Studies at the University of Washington before moving to California to begin a PhD in Scandinavian Studies at UC Berkeley. Ann lived in Sweden for 2 years and speaks Swedish fluently. In her elusive free time Ann enjoys running, scuba diving and traveling.