Susan RoAne leads a double life as a best-selling author and a sought-after keynote speaker. Known as "The Mingling Maven®," she gives her multi-generational audiences the required tools, techniques, and strategies they need to connect and communicate in today's global business world. Her practical, informative, and interactive presentations are known for what The San Francisco Chronicle calls her "dynamite sense of humor."
Because of her groundbreaking best-seller, How to Work a Room®, RoAne is considered the undisputed and original networking and conversation expert. It has sold over a million books worldwide and has launched an industry that she continues to create and shape in the 21st Century. She also the author of The Secrets of Savvy Networking , What Do I Say Next?, How To Create Your Own Luck and Face To Face: How To Reclaim The Personal Touch in a Digital World.
RoAne's ideas, tips, and suggestions are featured in the media around the world -including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, CNN, NPR's TechNation, Fast Company, Entrepreneur, thestreet.com, forbes.com, the BBC, and Sydney Telegraph.
RoAne's expertise is sought after by clients who want her to share her savvy relationship management and communication strategies. She founded RoAne Communication Consulting to work with corporations, organizations, and individuals to build better business relationships.
Her clients include Coca Cola, Office Depot, The American Cancer Society, The US Air Force, Ernst and Young, Boeing, Bank of America, PA Consulting (UK), AVNET, Inc., and Hershey Foods.
RoAne received her Master's Degree from San Francisco State University and her Bachelors from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana. A former public school teacher, she also guest lectures at major universities such as Yale, Wharton, University of Chicago, University of Texas Law School, and NYU.