Clara Shih is author of the bestselling book The Facebook Era and founder/CEO of Hearsay Social, which provides Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter enterprise management technology for the Fortune 500. Named one of Fast Company’s Most Influential People in Technology, Ms. Shih is credited by Forrester Research and others as having launched the social business movement in 2007 when she developed the first business application on Facebook. As marketing and alliances executive at salesforce.com, she led the company’s social networking initiatives. She has also worked in corporate strategy and software development at Google and Microsoft. Her book, The Facebook Era, has been featured in The New York Times and is being used as a textbook at Harvard Business School.