Former Wall Street IT executive, Marisa Santoro is a motivational speaker, author, career coach, and corporate leadership trainer. She is a TEDx speaker, an honoree of the "Women of Influence" award by New York Business Journals, a national career columnist for American City Business Journals, and founder of career platform, In Our Shoes, a professional development and learning platform that fosters a global community of professionals, providing them with a trusted safe environment for them to share their struggles. Through the use of proven, tactical tools and strategies in her step-by-step career leadership programs, she is able to guide professionals on how to reclaim their confidence, tap into their instincts, and embrace their inner dialogue.
Marisa's leadership expertise and effective business communication have allowed her to thrive in a number of industries, supporting business leaders across clients in American Express, UBS, Merck, Anheuser-Busch, Allianz Global Investors, Sony Music, and the Royal Bank of Canada, just to name a few. Her commitment is to empowering mid-career leaders, executives, sales leadership, and healthcare professionals, allowing them to achieve a higher level of influence in their careers. Marisa uses a business strategy that she calls "Gutsy Leadership". This leadership strategy has been used to motivate and teach the steps on how to increase influence, be confident in taking risks, make better decisions, and become clear on your value so you can communicate those results naturally while using an authentic personality.