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Clara Shih Selected as LinkedIn Next Wave Transformative Leader

September 9, 2015

linkedinnextwavelogoWe’re delighted to share that Hearsay Social CEO and founder, Clara Shih, was selected as one of the top professionals age 35 and under by LinkedIn.

“No one has done more to persuade the risk-averse, compliance-bound world of finance to embrace social media than Shih,” reads her accompanying profile on the LinkedIn Next Wave list (#LinkedInNextWave), which celebrates 150 leaders who are changing the way business is being done in industries that are essential to the fabric of life and the economy. Read the rest of Clara’s profile here, and learn more about the other nine luminaries in the finance world.

linkedinnextwaveLinkedIn relied on a combination of data, editorial insights and Influencer ideas to forge the list. Other Next Wavers include Chris Wanstrath, CEO and co-founder of GitHub, in the enterprise tech category; Max Ventilla, CEO and founder of AltSchool, in the education and social impact category; and Payal Kadakia, CEO and co-founder of ClassPass, in the consumer tech category.

Earlier this year, Clara was named one of the Bay Area’s Most Influential Women by the San Francisco Business Times and, last month, one of the most influential women in tech by Hot Topics alongside Sheryl Sandberg of Facebook, Leah Busque of TaskRabbit and Susan Wojcicki of YouTube.

Browse the full LinkedIn Next Wave list to see who else is disrupting their fields in a big way, and be sure to connect with Clara on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter!

Connie Sung Moyle

Senior Manager, Corporate Communications

Connie Sung Moyle leads global public relations, analyst relations and content for Hearsay.

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