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How to Turn Obstacles into Opportunities: An Incredible TED Talk from Award-Winning CMO Maryam Banikarim

12 Feb 2024

A C-suite executive turned community builder, Maryam Banikarim recently captured national attention with her TED talk “How to Turn Obstacles into Opportunities.” +Watch Now

Co-founder of NYCNext and MaryamB LLC, Maryam is an award-winning CMO credited for having led five major businesses (Nextdoor, Hyatt, Gannett, NBC Universal, Univision) through sweeping transformations. Frequently recognized for her achievements on industry lists including New York Post’s “50 Most Powerful Women in NYC" and Fast Company’s “Top 10 Disrupters,” she is also committed to serving the broader community and has received the prestigious Ellis Island Medal, the Columbia Alumni Medal and more. A highly sought-after speaker and purpose-driven change agent, she continues to wow audiences of all types.

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