About Susan Solovic - Small Business Expert and Best-Selling Author of It's Your Biz
A woman of many talents, Susan Wilson Solovic is an award-winning serial entrepreneur, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Amazon.com top 100 and USA Today bestselling author, media personality, sought-after keynote speaker, and attorney.
An Internet pioneer, Solovic was the CEO and co-founder of one of the first video-based Internet sites, a company she grew from it’s infancy to a million dollar plus entity. In 2006, she accepted the Stevie Award (the Oscar’s of business) on behalf of the company for the Most Innovative Company under 100 employees; that same year the company was voted the Best Investment Opportunity at a Venture Forum in the Silicon Valley.
A media personality, Solovic is a former small business contributor for ABC News and hosted a syndicated radio program, It’s Your Biz. She appears regularly as a small business expert on Fox Business, Fox News, The Wall Street Journal’s “Lunch Break”, MSNBC, CNN, CNBC and many other stations across the country. She hosted her own PBS special called "Reinvent Yourself Now: Become Self-Reliant in an Unpredictable World." In addition to television and radio appearances, Solovic is a featured blogger on numerous sites, including Constant Contact, Entrepreneur, AT&T Business Circle and FoxBusiness.com.
Solovic was recently named in the Top 10 of both SAP’s “Top 51 Potential Human Influencers” and she consistently ranks in the top 5 of the “Top 100 Small Business Experts to Follow on Twitter.” She has written four bestselling books which have been translated into multiple languages.
Solovic received the Institute for Women’s Entrepreneurship Leader of Distinction Award, and she was the first recipient of AT&T’s Innovator of the Year Award for being a pioneer in a new industry. Additionally, she has won numerous awards for small business journalism include recognition from the SBA.
Solovic is a member of the Advisory Board for the John Cook School of Entrepreneurship at Saint Louis University where she also served as an adjunct professor on entrepreneurship in the MBA program. She served on the National Women’s Business Council, which counsels the President, Congress, and the SBA on issues affecting women business owners. She is a past board member of the Women’s Leadership Board at Harvard University, the Women Presidents’ Organization, Women Impacting Public Policy and the Institute for the Economic Development of Women. Currently, she is mentoring women entrepreneurs in Rwanda.
Solovic started her career as a news anchor and reporter. Her corporate career took her to the C-Suite level of a Fortune 100 company becoming the first female executive in the company’s financial services division. She obtained a law degree from Saint Louis University and is Of Counsel with the firm Junge & Mele, LLP in New York City.
What Susan Solovic Talks About:
Make the Small Business Expert Your Small Business Expert
Susan Solovic is the authority that media groups such as Fox Business, Fox News, ABC News, PBS, MSNBC, The Wall Street Journal and others turn to when they want expert analysis of what’s happening in the world of small business.
She is also one of the most popular speakers at events for small businesses or any any group looking to instill the spirit of entrepreneurism and give attendees the know-how to make it happen. Her keynote addresses are custom tailored to meet the special needs and interests of each group.
Susan’s talent for communicating has not only made her one of the country’s top small business keynote speakers, it has made her a New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author. Further, when Susan works with your group, she delivers content that reaches beyond her formal speaking engagement.
I have found out where small business people need to live. The place where substance meets the road and theory is translated into action. Ideas take their proper back seat to proven strategy. Success becomes attainable and the questions become how high and how soon. I found this place listening to Susan Solovic.
Marc Sherer, President, New York Expo for Small Business
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