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Alexa von Tobel

2014 Speaker

Alexa von Tobel, CFP® is the founder and CEO of, and the New York Times best-selling author of “Financially Fearless.” A CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, von Tobel launched LearnVest to pursue her dream of bringing financial advice to people nationwide. Since then she has raised over $72 million in financing for LearnVest. Von Tobel has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, InStyle, Fast Company, “Good Morning America,” CNN, “Rachael Ray” and more. She has been named as an inaugural member of the Presidential Ambassadors for Global Entrepreneurship, included on Vanity Fair’s “Next Establishment” list, listed as one of “18 Women Changing the World” in Marie Claire, given a “Genius Award” by Elle, and selected as one of Fortune’s “Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs.” She is a columnist for Cosmopolitan and Inc. Magazine and hosts a weekly radio show on SiriusXM. Von Tobel attended Harvard College and Harvard Business School. @alexavontobel