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Kara Goldin
Founder & CEO at Hint Inc.; San Francisco, CA

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Kara Goldin is CEO and founder of hint Inc., which produces the leading unsweetened flavored waters with nothing artificial and always no sweeteners. In 2015, Kara was selected as winner of the prestigious Marketers That Matter award for Brand Building Small Company. Kara was also selected among only 10 other women as Fortune’s 2011 “Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs,” and in 2012 as one of Ernst and Young’s “Entrepreneurial Winning Women.” Forbes recently named her as one of the “40 Women to Watch Over 40.” And finally, the Huffington Post named her as one of six Disruptors in business alongside Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg.