ABOUT

Hi, I’m Lorraine. I’m a top-rated virtual keynote speaker and leader at the intersection of editorial and tech with more than 300,000 followers on LinkedIn who turn to me for insights and advice. I’ve spent my career developing editorial strategies and leading editorial teams for Silicon Valley-based companies.

🎙 Virtual keynote speaker who is passionate about and speaks to a wide range of topics including giving engaging virtual presentations, communicating with impact, building personal brands on LinkedIn, and managing teams effectively. I’ve spoken at Fortune 500 companies, tech firms, government-funded organizations, and top-ranked universities. Audiences have included global sales organizations, tech professionals, C-suite leaders, journalists, and entertainment executives.

💻 Currently Editorial Director at Prezi, the virtual presentation and collaboration solution for hybrid work. First Editorial hire, collaborating closely with thought leaders, influential names, and experts to create compelling videos that educate and inspire millions of people on topics across business and education.

💼 Previously a News Editor at LinkedIn. Created and hosted one of LinkedIn News’ most engaging video series, #FemaleFounders, in which I interviewed powerhouse women leaders including Esther Wojcicki (mom of YouTube and 23andMe CEOs) and Meena Harris (Phenomenal Women founder and Madame Vice President Kamala Harris’ niece). I was also part of the team that launched LinkedIn’s first-ever video product.

🤝 Passionate about mentorship. Member of Northwestern’s Council of 100, an invite-only organization of NU women selected based on career trajectory and commitment to mentoring, and a mentor at Digital Women Leaders, a resource for women working in news who are looking for career advice.

🎓 BSJ from Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism 

▶️ Outside of work, I can be found doing muay thai, taking singing lessons, practicing French, and eating my way through San Francisco.