Michelle M. Smith
A highly accomplished international speaker, strategist, and author on performance improvement; Michelle is a respected authority on leadership, workplace culture, employee engagement, and talent. She’s published and presented more than 1,100 articles and speeches and is a trusted advisor to many of the world’s most successful organizations and governments. Named as one of the Ten Best and Brightest Women in the incentive industry, a Change Maker, Top-Idea Maven, and President’s Award winner, Michelle spent three years educating and lobbying members of the U.S. Congress on the many benefits of Wellness programs. She’s appeared on Fox Television and the BBC, and been featured in magazines like Fortune, Business Week, and Inc. Michelle is President Emeritus of the Incentive Marketing Association and Past President of the FORUM for People Performance at Northwestern University. She’s Vice President, Research for the Business Marketing Association and serves on the Boards of the Incentive Federation and the Incentive & Engagement Council. She was also the Founder and Chair of the Editorial Board of Return on Performance Magazine.