Caroline Stokes is a human capital entrepreneur and author of Elephants Before Unicorns: Emotionally Intelligent HR Strategies to Save Your Company. She spent her international career at Sony, Virgin, and Nokia, before founding FORWARD, an executive headhunting and executive coaching company designed for global innovation leaders. She hosts The Emotionally Intelligent Recruiter Podcast and learning platform to help recruiters evolve in the AI age. She speaks often on the need for leaders to develop emotional intelligence and resilience in the face of technological advancements. She was raised in Singapore and the UK, and has built her professional career in Sydney, London, and Dublin. She now lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.