Diversity reboot

Heidi Solomon-Orlick (She/Her)
Heidi Solomon-Orlick (She/Her)
Summit Speaker

Founder & CEO, GirlzWhoSell

Heidi is an award winning Senior Vice President with over 30 years of global BPO sales and leadership experience. As a proven business development professional, Heidi has closed over $1.5 Billion in revenue throughout her career creating 1,000's of jobs around the globe. Heidi is skilled in solving customer challenges and in creating solutions that add value and move the needle for her clients and prospects. Her keen focus on trust, curiosity, authenticity, relationship building, team collaboration, thought leadership, innovation, active listening and problem solving make Heidi a rare breed in the sales industry.

Heidi is Founder & CEO of GirlzWhoSell, an organization whose mission it is to close the gender gap in B2B Sales and build the largest pipeline of early stage, diverse female sales talent. Heidi is Board President of the GirlzWhoSell Empowerment Fund a non-profit providing training, mentoring and career placement of young women from traditionally underrepresented communities who are interested in pursuing a sales career.

Heidi is a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion champion, change agent, entrepreneur, author and mentor. In 2021 she won two Gold Stevie awards: Worldwide Sales Executive of the Year and Woman of the Year in Sales and was ranked and featured in Top 50 Women Magazine. In 2020, she was one of HCL's Red Ladder Unstoppable Women. In 2022, Heidi published Heels to Deals: How Women Are Dominating in Business-to-Business Sales. Heels to Deals is a compilation of stories from diverse female sales leaders globally and was published to inspire the next generation of sales leaders. Additionally, Heidi was a contributing author to the book "Upward: Leadership Lessons for Women on the Rise" which was released in March, 2021.

Heidi is committed to supporting women and girls by continuing to push for racial justice, workplace and inter-sectional gender equity. As a venture capital investor she personally invests in women, LGBTQIA+ and black owned businesses progressing the leaders, companies and products she wants to see in the world. She is an active aging advocate who believes that older women are not obsolete. Age = Wisdom and Experience. Heidi's personal mission is to make a difference, affect change and leave this world a better place for the generations to come. Let's connect!