Miri Rodriguez is a globally recognized storyteller and author of soon-to-be-published book Brand Storytelling: Putting Your Customer at the Heart of Your Brand Story. She is a creative journalist and content advocate, evangelizing brand narrative and showcasing how Microsoft employees and partners can harness storytelling techniques for their own success. Miri has earned several awards in digital marketing and customer experience and is ranked as top in-demand speaker at leading industry conferences around the world. Miri brings 15+ years of expertise, valuable industry insights and a lighthearted approach. Her social advocacy and philanthropic work include volunteering to train social enterprise leaders in Swaziland and Morocco through #MySkills4Afrika, coaching students at Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, content contributor at Trade+Impact and PR News, and mentoring men and women to build their personal brand. Her biggest accomplishment to date is being a mother of 2 boys and an American Bulldog. She can also run in heels. Ice cream is her superfood.