Heather Wilde

Unicorn Whisperer

Heather Wilde is CTO of ROCeteer, and is also known as the “Unicorn Whisperer” due to her special focus on entrepreneurs. She is a personal and professional growth expert, executive coach, author, and speaker. As a founding employee of Evernote, she oversaw the company’s growth from thousands to 100,000,000 customers. Among her other awards, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid selected her for a commendation for her work in increasing STEM education.


Wilde’s writing as a columnist for Inc and Forbes spans social media, entrepreneurialism, startups, leadership, fundraising, and diversity issues. She currently lives in Las Vegas, NV.


Blog: www.inc.com/author/heather-wilde

My Sessions

Keep Yourself Alive: Stopping the Effects of Burnout


The tech community puts a warped badge of honor around burnout. It’s often seen as an indicator of success and working hard when it’s actually harming the growth of our developer communities and teams. This talk will cover: Why burnout culture takes away from inclusion Identifying burnout within yourself and your teams How to grow […]

People, teams and collaboration

Workshop: Leadership Skills for the Non-Manager


You don’t have a manager’s title to be a leader within an organization, nor do you have to be in charge to successfully lead others through a meeting or project. This workshop explores what leadership is, the language of leadership, motivation, and actions people can immediately take to lead regardless of the positions they hold […]