Debra Jasper shares her passion for visual storytelling and continuous learning as an international keynote speaker. She specializes in helping business leaders take advantage of new digital platforms to reach large audiences and build deeper connections. Thousands are enrolled in her firm’s highly visual online training courses.
Debra has provided keynotes and consulting to nearly 50,000 professionals, from small business owners to Fortune 50 firms and major hospitals around the world. She has given keynotes at the Nordic Media Festival in Norway, the Schibsted Academy for Journalists in Sweden, and the Ukrainian Council of Ministers and has been recognized for her visual storytelling as a mainstage speaker at Pubcon.
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Debra has two degrees in journalism and a PhD in Educational Policy and Leadership from The Ohio State University, where she wrote her dissertation on the art of powerful storytelling. An award-winning investigative journalist, Debra spent a decade covering presidential campaigns and politics.
Betsy Hubbard helps leaders in Fortune 100 firms and healthcare organizations get up to speed in a digital age. She is fascinated by the digital revolution and passionate about helping professionals make the most of technology. Betsy has trained thousands and delivered keynotes to nearly 40,000 people across the world—from Utah to Ukraine.
Before founding Mindset Digital, Betsy transformed the Kiplinger Program in Public Affairs Journalism at The Ohio State University into the first social media fellowship for journalists and taught graduate courses on the impact of digital media on public policy at the John Glenn School of Public Affairs.
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Betsy earned a M.A. in Public Policy from the University of Minnesota and a B.A. in Political Science from Goucher College, also spending a year abroad at the London School of Economics.
As the Chief Strategy Officer at Mindset Digital, Marti Post works with leaders in Fortune 100 firms around the world, helping them understand the power of digital communication and strategy. In addition to leading digital transformations for senior executives, she is a national keynote speaker and leads in-depth sessions on how to write and present with clarity and impact.
Marti began her career at a time when moving into digital consulting was considered a risk. Today, she helps leaders understand that digital is not a department—it’s an entirely new way of thinking.
In addition to developing digital growth strategies for clients, Marti focuses on internal growth and talent recruitment. She developed her deep expertise in strategy and digital through her roles as vice president of strategy at Mindstream Interactive and executive director of social strategy for Resource Interactive, which was one of was the largest independent agencies in the US.
Marti has long been captivated by emerging digital trends. She studied digital messaging and gender when she earned her master’s degree from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. And today she serves on the Advisory Board of Women in Digital USA and as an adjunct professor of social media marketing at the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University.
As Mindset Digital’s content strategist for live events, Jen designs powerful visual stories about today’s digital world. She shapes the experience of Mindset Digital’s live events, including leading workshops and creating highly visual stories and presentations. In the process, she engages diverse audiences, from front-line sales staff to executive leadership teams.
Jen has a lifelong passion for using technology to help people connect. She honed that passion across ten years of teaching digital media at The Ohio State University and University of Michigan. And now, at Mindset Digital, she brings that same passion to broader audiences in Fortune 500 firms and healthcare organizations.
Jen has a Master of Arts in English from The Ohio State University and a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from The University of Michigan. She is currently a doctoral candidate at The Ohio State University. Her Ph.D. research examines how professionals use social media to support their everyday work.
At lunchtime, you’ll find her on the Mindset Digital balcony, playing her ukulele. She’s also an avid horseback rider and loves to bake pies.
John Chandler believes in the power of digital transformation to lift up businesses and help them reach consumers more effectively. A national keynote speaker and consultant, John is a leader in implementing new strategies and innovations that match customer expectations in a world gone digital.
John has been a crusader for digital strategy for more than a decade, collaborating with organizations to reimagine how they reach their audiences. He has retooled marketing strategies across major brands and industries, from hospitality to financial services.
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When John isn’t brainstorming new ways to lead legacies into the digital sphere, he likes to chase along quiet country roads on his bike, which fuels his hunger for pizza.
John has a Master of Business Administration in Marketing from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and a Bachelor’s Degree in History from Trinity College.