Michael Baldwin - Founder & CEO of Michael Baldwin, Inc.
Michael Baldwin is an accomplished leader in the communications industry with more than 25 years at top 10 advertising agencies. He is the founder and CEO of Michael Baldwin Inc, which offers best-in-class personal and corporate branding, executive and team coaching & development, and one-of-a-kind PowerPoint training that turns presenters into truly effective communicators. Simply put, Michael helps individuals, teams, companies, and brands Be better ®. Michael spent eight years with Ogilvy & Mather New York, where he was the Worldwide Account Director for the IBM and SAP accounts, building integrated campaigns and global teams in over 40 countries. He won the David Ogilvy Award for his leadership on the SAP global brand campaign and Cannes Gold Lion, Clio, British D&AD Silver, and Ad Age’s “‘Best of the Year”’ TV Campaign award for copywriting. He also managed accounts such as Apple, Compaq, Ashton-Tate, NeXT, Credit Suisse, American Express and Goldman Sachs. His is an official mentor to early-stage technology companies via the Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator program.
Sabina Hitchen is an entrepreneur and small biz PR expert and spends her days (and nights) teaching business owners, experts and entrepreneurs how to share their message with the press and the world. She does that through her companies: Sabina Knows and the online community Tin Shingle, a resource that enables small businesses and entrepreneurs around the world to “make buzz happen” through educational and editorial tools and resources. Both companies offer classes, content and resources centered around helping small business owners successfully get the word out about their businesses via PR, marketing, social media and SEO. Sabina has been seen in the USA Today, Wall Street Journal, More Magazine, Fox News, NY Daily News & more. She teaches free weekly webinars that teach PR to small biz owners and also offers Press for Success, a fully online and self-directed course that teaches experts and entrepreneurs everything they need to know to share their message, expertise and info with local and national press. Prior to working in public relations and running her own businesses Sabina taught high school and designed educational curriculum for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation charter schools.