Networking Expert.

Kelly Hoey is a networking expert, and author of Build Your Dream Network: Forging Powerful Relationships In A Hyper-Connected World. Kelly offers a modern approach to this essential career skill together with practical strategies on how to connect for success in the social media age.

Kelly has contributed publications such as the New York Times,, and, and has been lauded from Forbes (“1 of 5 Women Changing the World of VC/Entrepreneurship”) to Fast Company (“1 of the 25 Smartest Women On Twitter”) to Business Insider (“1 of the 100 Most Influential Tech Women On Twitter”) and Inc. (“1 of the 10 Most Well-Connected People in New York City’s Startup Scene”).

Kelly is a speaker on the topic of networking and career advancement, including networking into leadership roles, the networks both executive and entrepreneurial-minded women need, and deceptively simply ways to maximize networking opportunities without adding more to your calendar.

She also hosts the weekly podcast Build Your Dream Network, offering up networking tips that are a fresh departure from the days of schmoozing at cocktail parties and handing out business cards in stale conference halls.

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