Speakers

Stephanie Be

Stephanie Be

Position

Founder

Company

BUENA

Description

Stephanie “Be” Buelna is a 2X Founder, UCLA Alumna, press favorite, speaker, and first-generation Latina.
She currently serves as the founder of BUENA AI, a social commerce platform to easily plan and purchase with friends. She also runs The Adventure Capitalists, a social group for Los Angeles based investors that takes the “work” out of networking.
Stephanie has grown with over 100 brands through her first company, TravelBreak which specialized in digital media production and consulting.
Partnering with brands like Explore Canada, Visit Florida, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Facebook Corporation and more — Stephanie challenges how businesses in lifestyle and technology communicate with consumers. In 2017, Stephanie served as an Advisory Board Member for Visit California, the official board of tourism for the State of California.
Stephanie has been a speaker at over ten conferences and been featured by over 40 publications including CNN, Business Insider, Harper’s Bazaar, Social Media Week, and the World Tourism Forum. She garnered 280,000 subscribers while traveling to over 200 destinations around the world, and built a social media community that cumulatively reaches 100 Million people.
She believes that there is no such thing as “self-made” and that strong leaders work best together.