A brutally honest consultant, Emily Cohen has been honored to consult and work with many leading design firms across the United States and Canada. Through these experiences, she has developed, tested, and curated key business insights and strategies that have helped firms become more effective, profitable, and fun to work at. Emily conducts strategic business planning retreats and provides confidential, best-practice insights and advice on staff, client, and process-management strategies. She loves sharing her expertise through speaking engagements, guest posts, her Skillshare class, webinars, industry activism, and, most recently, in her new business book for creatives, Brutally Honest, No-bullshit business strategies to evolve your creative business. Emily Cohen is also fast-talker,a designer by degree, an avid reader, a trend-spotter, a connector, and her client’s advocate.
She has a 25+ years experience as a speaker and has spoked in the last year alone at AIGA National Design Conference (as main stage speaker), Creative Mornings/Melbourne, RGD Design Thinkers conference, and numerous AIGA local chapters across the country.