Susan Solovic is an award-winning entrepreneur helping small businesses unlock their potential and make more money. Using practical advice that can be applied immediately, she teaches entrepreneurs how to go from ordinary to extraordinary. Her expertise has also made her a sought-after keynote speaker and media personality; Solovic regularly contributes to Fox Business, Fox News, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, MSNBC, and The Huffington Post. She was previously the ABC News small business contributor and the host of the PBS feature Reinvent Yourself Now: Become Self-Reliant in an Unpredictable World.
Solovic is the co-founder of Small Business Television, the first video news and information website for small businesses. She grew Small Business Television from a humble startup to a multimillion dollar enterprise. In 2006, the company won a Stevie Award for the “Most Innovative Company Under 100 Employees” and was voted the “Best Investment Opportunity” at a Venture Forum event.
Solovic is currently an adjunct professor of entrepreneurship at Saint Louis University and a member of the advisory board of the university’s John Cook School of Business Entrepreneurial Studies. She also sits on the board of trustees of Columbia College and on the board of the college’s Fishman School for Entrepreneurship.
An avid supporter of female entrepreneurs, Solovic serves on the board of directors of the Institute for the Economic Empowerment of Women. She is a former member of the National Women’s Business Council and the former vice president of the board of directors of Women Impacting Public Policy. Solovic was the first to receive AT&T’s Innovator of the Year Award in 2008 and accepted the Institute for Women’s Entrepreneurship Leader of Distinction Award in 2009.
Solovic is the author of four bestselling books that have been translated into several languages: It’s Your Biz, Reinvent Your Career, The Girls’ Guide to Power and Success, and The Girls’ Guide to Building a Million-Dollar Business.