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Kelly Keenan Trumpbour Keynote Speaker


Kelly's Bio

Investor - Producer - Speaker - Author

From Los Angeles to Dubai, New York to Bahrain, Kelly’s professional speaking has taken her all over the world and given her opportunities to connect with corporate, nonprofit, government, education and startup audiences. In addition to founding her portfolio company, See Jane Invest, where she invests exclusively in female founders and filmmakers, Kelly is a Founding Venture Partner at Next Gen Ventures and a board member of the Baltimore Angels.




Embracing Risk Personally & Professionally

Creating Leadership Opportunities for Yourself & Your Business

Fostering Intrapreneurship within Coporations

How to Think like an Investor at Any Stage of Growth



Investor. Speaker. Author.

Kelly Keenan Trumpbour, Japan America Society, Los Angeles

“You possess an extremely tactical and insightful mind. You have tremendous communication skills with the ability to distill and competently convey complex thoughts. As a leader, I admire your tenacity and emotional intelligence. I would follow you!”

Jillian Manus, Managing Partner at Structure Capital and former Chair of the Women’s Conference co-founded by Maria Shriver

“In her work and public appearances, Kelly models how women’s leadership can transform industries. Her message of accepting risk resonates with everyone from new business owners to corporate executives.”

Janet Hanson, Founder of 85 Broads

“[Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative] has been deemed a major success by our White House and State Department partners. We sincerely appreciate your participation on ‘Attracting Capital Investment to New Business’ . . . Your session was a huge hit and was the best attended. Thank you for your honest and candid responses. . . .”

Frank Justice, Vice President of Convening at Meridian International Center, in partnership with the U.S. Department of State and the White House's Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

Kelly is a polished presenter, with intelligence and striking insights on topics ranging from innovation and entrepreneurship to women’s issues and leadership. Kelly has stage presence that transcends mediums. . . .”

Jamie McDonald, Founder of Generosity Inc. and former Chief Giving Officer of Network for Good, Chair of Light City Steering Committee

Kelly is an effective and engaging speaker that we were fortunate to have her on the panel for the Women’s Leadership Counts Conference. She gave her audience clear tips and immediately useful takeaways. They left feeling energized and motivated. I would highly recommend her as a speaker at any event.”

Hiroko Tatebe, Founder & Executive Director, GOLD (Global Organization for Leadership and Diversity)

Kelly, I want to thank you for speaking at Cornell University for the screening of ‘She Started It’.  Your knowledge and transparency resonated with the audience and produced some insightful Q&A with the audience.  It was clear you spoke from personal experience and first hand perspective, it was not a ‘canned’ speech but rather relevant and specific for our audience. You have an open invitation at Cornell, and we’ll definitely be in touch.”

Ami Stuart, Tech Events Manager at Cornell University

“She’s led thought-provoking discussions for our Fellows . . . .  her insight into and passion for solving women’s business issues contributes to the growth of Venture for America. Kelly’s involvement has been a real asset to our program’s success in developing the next generation of high-character builders.  Most importantly, she’s a hit with our young people – she cares and they know it.”

Andrew Yang, Founder & CEO Venture for America

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