Bobbie Carlton

Visibility = Opportunity

Getting more visible drives business and career success


Bobbie Carlton, founder of Carlton PR & Marketing, Innovation Nights and Innovation Women, has been called Boston’s Innovation Den Mother and the Startup Fairy Godmother.  She’s an award-winning marketing, PR and social media professional with a soft spot for the underserved and underrepresented. She speaks regularly on PR, social media, community building, product launches, public speaking and women’s issues. Her humorous approach and fiery “let’s make something happen” brand is supported by the real world results she helps drive: more than 1200 new products launched, $3B in funding, and more than 1000 women speaking at conferences and events.


Signature talks:

  1. No Excuses: Getting More Women Onstage at Conferences and Events

  2. Building Innovation Communities

  3. Crowdpromoting – how to build and leverage your community


Preferred audience:

Bobbie’s message of practical empowerment resonates with audiences of all shapes and sizes but high growth, high tech and innovative companies are often the best fits. Talk to her especially about your women’s groups.

Speaker superpower:

Bobbie’s superpower is balancing fun and humor with down-home practical advice. Her open, attainable and accessible style makes her an audience favorite but it’s her passion for supporting the underdog that gets event managers asking her back again and again.

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