Gianna Cardinale Gaudini, is an Executive Event Producer for Google with 9 years tenure and 12+ years in the hospitality industry. She leads production for Google’s largest event, Google Cloud Next, a conference in San Francisco for 30K+ attendees and is also a passionate leader of Google’s Women’s events. She is the author of The Art of Event Planning, Pro Tips from an Industry Insider, a book about the strategy for successful engagement in the exciting and growing event planning industry. Gianna holds a Court of Master Sommeliers certification and authors the popular wine lifestyle blog Decantress Wine Diary. She has contributed as a guest sommelier and wine writer to Which Winery, Wine Country Wedding Magazine, Love &, Sonoma Weddings, Destination Races and Event Marketer and also designed the wine list for the 2013 opening of successful SF restaurant, Noir Wine Bar. Gianna’s other passions include interior design (she is certified by the Interior Design Institute), cooking, playing the piano, long distance running, yoga, traveling, and especially, spending family time with her toddler son, Giacomo, and husband, Garret.