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Shaz Kahng

Board Director at GoPro, Former CEO of Gymboree & Award-Winning Author

Board Director at GoPro, Former CEO of Gymboree & Award-Winning Author

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Shaz Kahng Biography

Shaz Kahng is a visionary leader, strategist, innovator, and game-changing senior executive who has catalyzed consumer-focused businesses and brands, achieving breakthrough results. She is adept at turning around, growing, and expanding businesses globally and has extensive expertise in omni-channel, apparel/footwear, consumer goods, luxury, and consumer tech. A serial board director and CEO, Shaz excels at devising unique strategies, building brand equity, and delivering outstanding results. One of the most rewarding aspects of her career has been coaching and mentoring others.

Shaz has a wealth of experience running companies and businesses such as Gymboree, Lucy Activewear, Nike and working with brands like Staples, Carters, Sephora, Tiffany, Levi Strauss, Macy's, Quaker Oats, Kraft, and P&G. As the first female to hold a global business P&L at Nike, Shaz led a turnaround of the Nike Cycling business making it profitable for the first time in history. As CEO of Lucy Activewear, Shaz and her team reinvented the company and achieved profitability in 13 months, nearly two years ahead of corporate expectations. She has served on the boards of children’s apparel retailer Gymboree and OMSignal, a smart apparel company.

Driven by a lifelong desire to learn, Shaz has been a scientist, a consulting partner, an e-commerce expert, and a brand and marketing strategist. She is eager to embrace new ideas, experiences, and approaches. She is fueled by her desire to make a positive impact, lead with honor, work collaboratively, and have some fun.

She currently serves as a board director for GoPro (NASDAQ: GPRO) and is an Audit Committee member. She is also a board director for Inside Tracker, a health and wellness company and is Chair of the Compensation Committee and sits on the Audit Committee. Additionally, Shaz is on the Investor Advisory Council of AVG Funds, a venture capital firm. Shaz is a founder and board director for Wharton Alumni for Boards and is a board director of nonprofit LiveGirl focused on developing the next generation of female leaders.

Shaz is married and the mother of twin girls. She is the author of The Closer, an award-winning novel about the first female CEO of a sports company and the secret society of professional women, called the Ceiling Smashers, who help her succeed. She is a Rescue SCUBA diver, a golfer who dreams of having a single digit handicap, and a black belt in Tae Kwon Do.

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Speaker profile last updated by AAE Talent Team on 05/13/2024.

Shaz Kahng Speaking Topics

  • The Stunning Secrets to Transform Customer Experience

  • How to Apply Innovation to Grow a Business

  • How to Turn Around a Failing Business

  • Why Being a Female and a Woman of Color Can Be An Asset as a Leader

  • How to Thrive in a Male-Dominated Industry

  • The Superpowers of Ceiling Smashers

    Kahng explains how disastrous work experiences can help you build the skills you need to reach the C suite.

Shaz Kahng Videos

  • Shaz Kahng | The Superpowers of Ceiling Smashers | Talks at Google
    Serial CEO and former Nike executive Shaz Kahng shares the Superpowers of Ceiling Smashers. She discusses her book "The Closer", the first book in...

Shaz Kahng Books

  • Smashers Synched: Ceiling Smashers: Book 2
    Smashers Synched: Ceiling Smashers: Book 2
  • The Closer: A riveting novel about women in business succeeding with smarts, scruples, and style
    The Closer: A riveting novel about women in business succeeding with smarts, scruples, and style

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Shaz Kahng is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as The Stunning Secrets to Transform Customer Experience, How to Apply Innovation to Grow a Business, How to Turn Around a Failing Business, Why Being a Female and a Woman of Color Can Be An Asset as a Leader, How to Thrive in a Male-Dominated Industry and The Superpowers of Ceiling Smashers. The estimated speaking fee range to book Shaz Kahng for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Shaz Kahng generally travels from CT, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jennifer Hyman, Randi Zuckerberg, Sophia Amoruso, Erica Dhawan and Marilyn Tam. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Shaz Kahng for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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