Founder and CEO of FindSpark, MCG Social
Emily Miethner is passionate about empowering people to achieve their goals, which she does as the Founder and CEO of FindSpark, MCG Social, and as an adjunct professor. Through FindSpark, a community dedicated to setting up millennials for career success, Miethner has produced more than 200 educational career programs. She has cultivated an active digital and in-person community of over 20,000 young professionals and top employers including HBO, BuzzFeed, L’Oreal, VaynerMedia, Blue Apron, and Univision — inspiring career optimism in diverse young professionals around the world with actionable, career-changing tips and resources. MCG Social, the consulting branch of FindSpark, provides community management, event production, and millennial expertise to agencies and brands. Their clients include Elizabeth Arden, Trojan, NBCUniversal, IFC, and FirstMark Capital. An award-winning professional speaker, Emily can be found at events, conferences and universities, leading talks and workshops about personal branding, internships, social media, and networking. She’s been a featured speaker at The International Youth Leaders Assembly at The United Nations, SXSW Interactive, Lean In NYC, Internet Week, Time Inc, Columbia University, Princeton University, and New York University, among others. A sought-out millennial expert and thought leader, Miethner has been featured in The New York Times, U.S. News, Fast Company, SELF Magazine, and written for Mashable and LinkedIn. An educator at heart, Emily is an Adjunct Professor at School of Visual Arts and LIM College, teaching career skills to a range of students.