About Hilary

Hilary Corna is a trailblazer, author and entrepreneur. An alumna of both Kansai Gaidai University and Elon University, Hilary has degrees in Asian/Pacific Studies and International Business. Her studies inspired her to move to Singapore post-graduation, where she broke gender barriers by becoming a Senior Executive Officer at Toyota Asia — the first female Kaizen expert in Toyota Asia history.

To date, Hilary has led inspirational keynotes/presentations and success-oriented workshops in 46 states and over 20 countries. Some of her clients include General Motors, The Coca Cola Company, State Farm Insurance, The United Nations, TEDx, and more. She frequently speaks at colleges as well. Her work has been recognized by notable publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and ForbesWoman. Hilary now provides counsel on organizational development challenges to senior management around the globe.

She is on a mission to humanize the business world by guiding leaders through the Human Processes Continuum, a blending of empathy and contemporary business practices that produces profound sustained results.

Hilary’s diagnosis with Hashimoto’s disease in 2017 helped turned her personal focus from work to health. She is a regular volunteer at the Texas Blood Bank, The Prison Entrepreneurship Program, and Vipassana Meditation Research Institute. Hilary speaks conversational Japanese, and resides in Austin, Texas.

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