International keynote speaker Veronica Kirin is an expert at showing audiences how to transform their work from a horizontal doing-everything-at-once model to a vertical empire building strategy that expands the ideas of entrepreneurs, change makers, and innovators to a strategic multi-year plan.  She is an author, anthropologist, and entrepreneur whose most notable business, award winning tech company GreenCup Digital, was scaled over the course of her tenure and sold in 2018.  She is named by Forbes as one of five notable graduates of Grand Valley State University, has been recognized as founder of a Top Women Owned Business, is a recipient of the Corp! Magazine Business Diversity Leader Award, a BEQ 40 LGBTQ Business Leaders Under 40 Awardee, and owns the first business in Grand Rapids to be certified by the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce.

Veronica is the author of “Stories of Elders:  What the Greatest Generation Knows About Technology that You Don’t”, a best selling book exploring how technology changed America based on the interviews of people born before 1945 which as been presented on the TEDx Stage. She has presented her workshops and keynote at conferences, training forums, and universities across the world.