Hester Tinti-Kane is Head of Social Media for Pearson North America. She is a frequent speaker, educator and consultant on social media and digital marketing. With speaker and author Mike Moran and Jeff Seaman, co-director of the Babson Survey Research Group, Hester has published several research papers on Social Media in Higher Education, examining how college faculty use social media in their personal and professional lives and in their teaching. Hester has also published research on teams and team leadership with a focus on communication. A proud Massachusetts native, she's a mom, a wife, a gardener and a volunteer for fantastic organizations like the Girl Scouts and Rosie's Place.