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Samantha Ettus

Best-Selling Author, TV Contributor, and Women's Advocate

A sought-after speaker, Samantha Ettus challenges you to re-examine your relationship to the most important aspect of your professional and personal life – time. From Senior executives that are deeply entrenched in decades of habits, to entrepreneurial leaders, who are unbounded by anything but their own insecurities, to aspiring recent graduates – they all share a common life-changing experience when they listen to Sam. She opens a new paradigm in which she encourages you to accept constraints, recognize opportunities and reconnect to a sense of well-being and a belief that you can have the life you want.

Thousands of women from C-level leaders to administrative assistants to moms returning to the workforce have benefited from Sam’s guidance on how to maximize our potential through her groundbreaking work/life success framework. She finds that spark within each of us and turns it into a fire. Sam has is a two time TED speaker and has spoken at hundreds of companies, conferences and universities around the country.

BIO

As a dedicated champion of women, Sam has devoted her career to advancing and supporting women in the pursuit of their dreams.

Since earning her undergraduate and MBA degrees from Harvard, Sam has become a bestselling author of five books, a renowned speaker, Forbes Contributor and host of a nationally syndicated call-in radio show. Sam’s most recent book is The Pie Life: A Guilt-Free Recipe for Success and Satisfaction. She writes a popular weekly work/life newsletter and penned a Washington Post Op-ed that landed in the top 10 Op-eds of 2017. Sam is the CEO and Co-founder of Park Place Payments, a company that is changing the lives of women while disrupting the payment processing industry.

Sam makes regular national television appearances on shows including NBC News, The Doctors, Access Hollywood, Good Morning America and The TODAY Show, among others. She has been featured and quoted in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, USA Today, Inc, Fast Company and Success Magazine. She hosted 75 episodes of leading Internet talk show Obsessed TV, which she created and produced with entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk.

Sam is active in causes relating to women and girls and is Co-founder of the Los Angeles Women’s Collective, aimed at supporting women to run for office and win. Sam lives in Los Angeles with her husband and three children.

As a dedicated champion of women, Sam has devoted her career to advancing and supporting women in the pursuit of their dreams.

Since earning her undergraduate and MBA degrees from Harvard, Sam has become a bestselling author of five books, a renowned speaker, Forbes Contributor and host of a nationally syndicated call-in radio show. Sam’s most recent book is The Pie Life: A Guilt-Free Recipe for Success and Satisfaction. She writes a popular weekly work/life newsletter and penned a Washington Post Op-ed that landed in the top 10 Op-eds of 2017. Sam is the CEO and Co-founder of Park Place Payments, a company that is changing the lives of women while disrupting the payment processing industry.

Sam makes regular national television appearances on shows including NBC News, The Doctors, Access Hollywood, Good Morning America and The TODAY Show, among others. She has been featured and quoted in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, USA Today, Inc, Fast Company and Success Magazine. She hosted 75 episodes of leading Internet talk show Obsessed TV, which she created and produced with entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk.

Sam is active in causes relating to women and girls and is Co-founder of the Los Angeles Women’s Collective, aimed at supporting women to run for office and win. Sam lives in Los Angeles with her husband and three children.

SPEECH TOPICS

Motivation: Lead the Change in Your Own Life

Entrepreneurship: Learn to Navigate the Entrepreneurial Lifestyle for Success

Work/Life: Drop Everything You Know about Balance and Adopt This Life-Changing Framework