Cynthia Clay is the president and CEO of NetSpeed Learning Solutions, the author of Great Webinars: Create Interactive Learning That is Captivating, Informative, and Fun (Wiley), and the co-author of Peer Power: Transforming Workplace Relationships (Wiley). She is passionate about applying innovative, blended learning methods to the design and delivery of high-impact, virtual instructor-led training and virtual meetings. Prior to starting NetSpeed Learning Solutions, Cynthia spent eight years at Bank of America in a variety of human resource roles and, for three years, managed the training department at Seattle Children's Hospital. She founded NetSpeed Learning Solutions in 1992. Under her leadership, the company now works with clients who are making the transition from the face-to-face to the virtual meeting and learning environment. Clients include Genentech/Roche, NovoNordisk, BP/ARCO, the U.S. Government Accountability Office, Novartis, ConocoPhillips, Choice Hotels, and Penn National Gaming.