Mike Smith

Meet Mike Smith Mike Smith oversees all efforts at Stitch Fix to make the Men’s business a success. He joined Stitch Fix to deliver a superior customer experience that benefits from what he believes is the best retail business model in a long time. Prior, Mike was COO at Walmart.com where he oversaw all operations […]

John Nugent

Meet John Nugent John Nugent is a proven and successful executive with close to thirty years of experience in the high-technology industry, and is viewed as one of the most capable sales and operational leaders in the software business. John has an established track record of successfully managing global operations, motivating sales organizations and growing […]

Bill Hoogterp

Meet Bill Hoogterp Bill gave his first commencement speech while still in his 20s. As he built his career in the nonprofit and online world, he developed a niche: tips and tricks for teaching other people to become great speakers. This system evolved to become Own the Room. Before Own The Room, Bill co-founded CMI, […]

Michelle Bottomley

Meet Michelle Bottomley Michelle helps organizations grow through modern marketing that builds profitable customer relationships via data, digital and branded experiences. She has led major growth agendas partnering with boards, CEOs and executive teams as an agency principal, corporate CMO and e-commerce business leader. Michelle recently served as EVP, Chief Marketing Officer for Staples, and […]

Garey De Angelis

Meet Garey De Angelis Early in his career, Garey participated in a series of public speaking and leadership trainings that proved to be life-changing. His employer’s investment in his communication skills became one of the greatest factors of his lifelong success. Today, as Own The Room’s President & COO, he is on a mission to […]