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Keynote Speaker

Linda Kaplan Thaler

Linda is CEO and Chief Creative Officer of The Kaplan Thaler Group which she founded in 1997. Her billion dollar firm is ranked by industry publications as one of the fastest growing advertising agencies in America. The agency’s blue chip clients include Procter & Gamble (products include Dawn and Swiffer), Aflac, Kodak, and Kraft Foods among others. Linda is responsible for some of America’s most famous, relevant, and touching advertising campaigns. She has authored and composed campaign jingles that are among the industry’s gold standard including the world-famous Toys “R” Us jingle “I Don’t Wanna Grow Up, I’m A Toys “R” Us Kid,” “Kodak Moments,” and “The Heart of Communication” for Bell Atlantic. Linda is also a best-selling author and television personality. Her books include:

  • The Power of Nice: How to Conquer the Business World with Kindness
  • The Power of Small
  • Grit to Great

Learn more about her here.