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Connecting the dots is what I do best and sharing aha moments is my
As an expert listener, I accidentally practiced my way into being a naturally engaging panel moderator, interview producer, and workshop host.
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When it comes to panel moderation and on-stage interviews, Ayana is a master at keeping the conversation flowing while engaging the audience and staying on time. Discussing complex topics on-stage requires a coveted personality that can broker topic transitions, draw unexpected connections and bring out the best of everyone’s personality.
This is where Ayana’s pitch writing and research interviewing experience shines on stage. Her ability to digest and summarize highly specialized information makes her a natural at grasping the audience with insightful, yet relatable questions and commentary. Ayana has moderated and produced C-suite panels with topics ranging from the future impact of artificial intelligence to the confidence gap between genders in the workplace.
Ayana's Official Bio
A native of Brooklyn, NY--Ayana is a proud first generation American, creative strategist, and serial entrepreneur who learned how to make nothing into something from an early age. She used her English degree from Dartmouth College to launch her career at Booz Allen Hamilton and fiercely compel stakeholders and developers alike as a Senior Product Strategist. Now she’s at Google driving product sales strategies for cloud technologies and is the Chief Product Officer of publishing house and art shop, Bond & Grace.
As founder of her startup studio Florâcity, she helps creators live lives they’ve only imagined. Through it all, Ayana keeps contributing to others at the center of her leadership and personal mission--releasing potential, encouraging excellence, and sharing in continuous learning. When Ayana isn’t mentoring high school students or bringing products to market, you can find her running home for a quick fix of NYC, planning her next adventure, or bravely altering a new recipe. Connect with Ayana to share notes on emerging technologies and trends to watch today.
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