Award-winning Journalist, Author & Media Strategist
Diane Brady is an award-winning journalist, author, and media strategist who is working on new ways to connect ideas and people through compelling conversations, content, and partnerships. She has interviewed hundreds of newsmakers in live settings, including Hillary Clinton, former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers, Mexico’s Enrique Peña-Nieto, Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz, Justice Clarence Thomas, Curtis “Fifty Cent” Jackson, entrepreneur Martha Stewart, and Stuart Butterfield of Slack.
Diane created a newspaper column at 15 to meet her favorite band and has been asking questions ever since. Prior to starting her own company, Diane was senior editor/content chief of Bloomberg Businessweek, where she managed global corporate coverage, launched several new editorial initiatives and partnerships, and wrote award-winning cover stories on topics from Martha Stewart to The Pet Economy. She previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Hong Kong, Maclean’s magazine in Toronto, and UNEP in Nairobi. She continues to work with media brands and is a regular guest on Business Matters and World Business Report on BBC World Service. Diane’s latest book is “Connecting the Dots” with former Cisco CEO John Chambers, published by Hachette in September 2018. Her book” Fraternity” was named one of Amazon’s best books of 2012 and has been optioned for a movie.