Noted entrepreneur and thought leader to speak at North Suburban Kiwanis

Sally Thornton, CEO of Forshay.

Sally Thornton, former resident of North Oaks and CEO of San Francisco-based Forshay, will discuss “Neuro Behavioral Science and Its Use in Analyzing Future Work Dynamics” at the July 16 meeting of the Kiwanis North Suburban Golden K.

Widely recognized as a thought leader on work and talent, Thornton has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, BBC, Forbes, YahooFinance, the Huffington Post,, ABC’s View from the Bay, and, among numerous other media and publications. 

A recent speaker in two TEDx talks, Thornton is a frequent keynote speaker on the future of work, how to increase the number of women in leadership, the science of work/life blend, harnessing the value of a multi-generational workforce, and talent recruitment and engagement strategies. She is also a regular guest lecturer at the UC Berkeley Hass School of Business and the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Prior to founding Forshay, Ms. Thornton co-founded and was CEO of Flexperience,

a nationally acclaimed firm recognized in 2010 as one of the top 100 fastest-growing private companies. Forshay has been similarly recognized. In 2015, she launched WorkLab, a design thinking community of action committed to making work better, based on her work with Stanford’s “Redesigning and Redefining Work” project.

Kiwanis meets Tuesdays from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in the Roseville Ice Arena Conference Room. Guests are welcome and there is no charge for admission. Weekly presentations are preceded by a brief period of socializing and club business. More information is available at


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