Gayle Hallgren-Rezac, and co-presenter Judy Thomson CPA, CA, are two of Canada’s top networking experts and are the co-authors of WORK THE POND! Use the Power of Positive Networking to Leap Forward in Work and Life. This best-selling book has been called the "connectors handbook" and has been translated and published in China, Russia and Korea.
Gayle is a writer, speaker, entrepreneur (founder, Cookies by George) and a YWCA Woman of Distinction. Gayle has spent over two decades observing and writing on networking around the world. She is a member of the Davos Circle, having attended the Annual World Economic Forum over eleven times. She is also an expert on the “art of conversation”, a subject she writes and speaks on frequently. Gayle is chief engagement officer of Shepa Learning Company, their training and development company.