About Speaker Sterling Hawkins…
Sterling Hawkins is out to break the status quo to create what’s actually possible in our time. He has spent his career igniting new views and inspiring people to act on them.
Why Sterling Hawkins?
- Involved with the launch, growth or investment in over 50 companies to understand what breakthrough innovation takes to be realized
- Fifth-generation retailer background, having to master the intersection of human behavior and technology under extreme competition
- Works with Fortune 500 companies (P&G, Synchrony Financial, United Nations) to drive adoption of new technology, making better decisions, faster
- Found in Inc. Magazine, Fast Company, The New York Times and Forbes
His journey has been non-traditional right from the beginning. Sterling grew up in a fifth-generation retailer, having to master the intersection of human behavior and technology under extreme competition. In 2004, Sterling co-founded, launched, and sold his first technology company, Convena, where he developed innovative approaches to beat competition, handle high-growth and achieve performance no matter the obstacles.
He went on to be involved with the launch, growth or investment of over 50 companies. Today, Sterling reviews over 1,000 new technology companies every year, further refining the keys to realizing breakthrough, innovation and giving back that experience as a mentor to leading entrepreneurs working through exponential growth. He is the co-founder of CART, a platform to drive adoption of emerging technologies at fortune 500 companies. And he speaks and runs workshops around the world for clients such as Samsung, Criteo, Synchrony Financial and the United Nations.
Sterling is an internationally-recognized thought leader and top-rated keynote speaker on innovation, transformational leadership and exponential growth. His keynotes share meaningful strategies to drive change delivered with the inspiration to leave attendees in action.
Sterling is a certified yoga teacher and adventure seeker, regularly pushing his own boundaries of what’s possible by skydiving, century bike riding, shark diving, and even camping in the Sahara. He brings that energy of maximizing human potential and breaking past limiting beliefs to everything he does. Currently living in Los Angeles, he has been seen in Inc. Magazine, Fast Company, The New York Tomes and Forbes.
Sterling is inspiring a network of entrepreneurs, investors and fortune 500 companies, actively shaping the future for the betterment of business, communities, and the human condition. Of course, he’s still regularly found on adventures.