Sep 20, 2018
Kara Goldin named keynote speaker for BrandStorm

Kara Goldin, Founder and CEO of hint, the San Francisco-based healthy lifestyle company, will give the keynote address at the fourth annual BrandStorm on February 21, 2019 in San Francisco.

The event, hosted by United Fresh’s Produce Marketing & Merchandising Council, boasts the only annual opportunity for produce marketers to gather to dive into marketing education, idea-sharing and innovative dialogue with peers and colleagues alike.

Kara Goldin attends hint Water Bar Grand Opening Celebration on July 12th 2018 at hint Water Bar in San Francisco, CA (Photo – Susana Bates for Drew Altizer Photography)

Goldin has earned numerous awards and recognitions that include being named among Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs, Forbes’ 40 Women to Watch Over 40, Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business, Fortune’s Most Innovative Women in Food & Drink 2015, and EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2017, Northern California. The Huffington Post listed her as one of six disruptors in business, alongside Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg.

“Kara’s innovative business born out of her personal desire to improve her choice of beverages is an inspiring story,” said Mark Munger, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at 4Earth Farms and Chair of United Fresh’s Produce Marketing & Merchandising Council. “As marketers, we all know how impactful authentic storytelling can be. I know Kara’s story will inspire the BrandStorm audience this February.”

Before launching her business in 2005, Goldin was the Vice President of Shopping and e-Commerce Partnerships at AOL where she led the company to $1 billion enterprise from ground zero. In 2016,
Kara launched The Kara Network, a digital resource and mentoring platform for aspiring and established entrepreneurs.

United Fresh members can attend BrandStorm for $695 with discounts offered to marketing teams (from the same company) at the reduced rate of $645 each when you register two or more colleagues. Non-members can attend for $895. You can register at


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