Michelle Poler

Branding Strategist and Founder of Hello Fears

Michelle Poler is a creative and passionate social entrepreneur, keynote speaker, fear-facer, and branding strategist.

Poler is the founder of Hello Fears, a social movement empowering millions to step outside of their comfort zone and tap into their full potential. She has spoken at TEDx, Google, P&G, Facebook, ESPN, Netflix, Microsoft, and Toyota.

She is the creator of the project, "100 Days Without Fear." Her work was featured on CBS, CNN, Huffington Post, Buzzfeed, NBC, and the Daily Mail.

Early on in Poler's career, she worked as an art director at Young & Rubicam for brands such as Hershey’s, Wendy’s, AT&T, and Revlon. She is originally from Venezuela and holds a Master's in branding from the School of Visual Arts in New York City.


ICBA Connect Session

Fear Less, Do More 

How you perceive fear can both motivate you or hold you back from achieving your fullest. Michelle's humorous and inspiring approach empowers you to change your perception of fear and teaches you how to redefine fear from obstacle to opportunity. 

With authentic storytelling, engaging visuals and her 100 Days Without Fear experience, Michelle shows you how to challenge your comfort zone to tap into your full potential.