I’m Claire Diaz-Ortiz, or @claire on the interwebs.

I believe you are the best at what you do.

You have an innovative startup, a killer product, or a game-changing idea. And it’s time to make sure everybody knows about it.

I work as an author, speaker, trusted advisor and investor to help high-performing brands and their leaders excel in the digital age.

Specifically, I help clarify your innovation, implement your work with intention, and amplify your message with digital media.

In other news, I’m a mama, a tea-lover, and a reader of all the books.

I am so glad you are here,

“Don’t forget this name: Claire Diaz-Ortiz.”

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One of Fast Company Magazine’s 100 Most Creative People in Business

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Top Ten Social Media Mavens

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“A powerful voice in the social media space for using the power of social networks to effect real change.”

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Claire Diaz-Ortiz (@claire) is an author, speaker, innovation advisor and angel investor who was an early employee at Twitter. Named one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company and called “The Woman Who Got the Pope on Twitter” by Wired, she holds an MBA and other degrees from Stanford and Oxford and has been featured widely in print and broadcast media. She is the award-winning author of eight books that have been published in more than a dozen countries.


Claire Diaz-Ortiz (@claire) is considered one of the most innovative female voices in digital media today. As an author, speaker, angel investor, and innovation advisor, she was named one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company.  Claire was an early employee at Twitter, where she was first hired to lead corporate social innovation.

In Claire’s work, she has been called everything from “The Woman Who Got the Pope on Twitter” (Wired) and “Twitter’s Pontiff Recruitment Chief” (The Washington Post) to a “Force for Good” (Forbes) and “One of the Most Generous People in Social Media” (Fast Company). 

Claire is the award-winning author of eight books that have been published in more than a dozen countries, including One Minute Mentoring: How to Find and Work with a Mentor – and How You’ll Benefit from Being One (with Ken Blanchard), Twitter for Good: Change the World One Tweet at a Time, Design Your Day: Be More Productive, Set Better Goals, and Live Life on Purpose, and Hope Runs: An American Tourist, a Kenyan Boy, a Journey of Redemption.

She is a frequent international speaker on innovation and digital media and has been invited to deliver keynotes and trainings at organizations like The United Nations, The US State Department, The Vatican, The Rockefeller Foundation, South by Southwest, Toyota, Verizon, TEDx, and many others.

Claire holds an MBA from Oxford University, where she was a Skoll Foundation Scholar for Social Entrepreneurship, and a B.A. and M.A. in Anthropology from Stanford University.

As one of the digital world’s earliest social justice activists, Claire used Twitter to build awareness for AIDS orphans in sub-Saharan Africa, leading to the founding of Hope Runs, a nonprofit organization in Kenya.

Claire is a LinkedIn Influencer, one of several hundred global leaders chosen to provide original content on the LinkedIn platform. She is also a Stakeholder-Centered Certified Executive Coach and is a member of the Marshall Goldsmith 100 Coaches Project.

Claire has appeared widely in major television and print news sources like CNN, BBC, Time, Newsweek, The New York Times, Good Morning America, The Today Show, The Washington Post, Fortune, Forbes, Fast Company, and many others.

In more offbeat superlatives, she is also widely known for being the first and only person to ever live-tweet a child’s birth.

Claire lives in Argentina and California with her husband, daughter, and twin boys.

Read more about her at www.ClaireDiazOrtiz.com or via @claire on Twitter.


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