The reporting below is based on American Express OPEN’s CEO BootCamp event on Nov. 3, 2014. The article has been lightly updated to continue to bring value to our readers.
More than 500 female entrepreneurs and business leaders from the New York City area gathered at the Sheraton Times Square Hotel on Nov. 3, 2014, for the second annual NYC CEO BootCamp. Hosted by American Express OPEN, this networking and development event was designed to help female entrepreneurs make connections, learn the ropes of entrepreneurship and achieve their business goals.
Business News Daily reported on the “Social Media Power Hour” segment, a panel moderated by Brandi Temple, founder of Lolly Wolly Doodle, that explored best practices and general advice for businesses on social media. The first half of the panel featured representatives from Twitter, Pinterest and LinkedIn, who shared some insider secrets about their sites. For the second half, Temple switched gears and invited Carrie Kerpen, president and CEO of brand communications firm Likeable Media, and Caroline Ghosn, founder of Gen Y women’s online community Levo League, to discuss the role social media plays in their startups’ success.