Dr. Sharon Melnick
CEOCompany: Horizon Point, Inc.
Role: Session Presenter Session: Resilience for Diverse Talent: Tools to Stay Focused, Calm, and Leverage Their Unique Strengths for Retention and Advancement (S3-C)
Sharon Melnick, PhD, is a leading authority on stress resilience, and advancement of diverse talent. Her practical tools are informed by 10 years of research at Harvard Medical School and field tested by over 20,000 training participants. An internationally sought-after speaker, her keynote presentations receive 100-percent repeat invitations and create buzz at marquis business and leadership conferences. (She has even presented at the White House.)
More than 25 of the Fortune 500 companies have used her trainings on Resilience during Change, Success under Stress, and Confident Influential Leadership to create cultures where leaders and employees stay focused, engaged, highly productive—and speak up! Organizations also use her trainings to help aspiring leaders move past bias to advance for next level opportunities.
Sharon is the best-selling author of Success Under Stress: Powerful Tools for Staying Calm, Confident, and Productive When the Pressure’s On and her new bestseller, Confidence when it Counts: Rise Above Self-Criticism and Bias to Make your Mark. Her advice has been featured on Forbes.com, Fox News, NYTimes Blog, Huffington Post, CBS, AmexOPEN, Smart Briefs for Entrepreneurs, and others. She is the CEO of Horizon Point, Inc., a diverse supplier.