Laura Berg is the president and founder of My Smart Hands Inc., one of North America’s leading Baby Signing companies. Her YouTube channel is one of Canada’s top ranked channels with over 30 million views. Because of her ranking, she was invited to join Maker Studio, North America’s largest YouTube network.
Laura started her business out of her home and has seen it blossom into an international company with over 200 instructors worldwide. Utilizing social media, specifically YouTube, she grew her brand internationally, becoming a recognized expert in the field of baby signing. In 2011, Laura secured a book deal with Avery Books, a division of Penguin Group (USA). Her definitive 300 page guide, The Baby Signing Bible was published in September 2012.
Recently Yahoo Shine recognized Laura as one of the top 7 Mom Entrepreneurs who have “made it big”, putting her in the company of J.K Rowling and Paula Dean. bit.ly/YSLauraBerg
Laura has won many awards and been recognized in the media all over the world. She appeared on Canada’s Dragons’ Den television show (equivalent to Shark Tank in the US) where she secured a business deal from two of the investors. Laura was also named a top 10 Chatelaine Entrepreneur of the Year and a finalist in the TBOT Business of the Year award. She has appeared on the front page of the Toronto Star, been showcased in the Globe & Mail’s Report on Business Magazine, MacLean’s Magazine, the Chicago Tribune, Pregnancy & Newborn Magazine and many more. Visit the media page for a complete list.
Laura’s extensive background in entrepreneurship, business and branding has lead her to become an international speaker sharing her experiences and teaching others the ins and outs of business and branding. Laura is an engaging and entertaining speaker who involves her audience in her presentations. When she speaks conference attendees leave energized, empowered and more than ready to apply the knowledge they have gained.