Heather founded Caspian in 2005, to produce conferences for innovative and socially good business space. Caspian’s social enterprise clients include the Skoll Foundation, the Omidyar Network, Code for America, Playworks, Endeavor Global, San Diego Zoo, and Futures Without Violence. Caspian has also worked with brands including HarperCollins, Vanity Fair, and Keurig Green Mountain Coffee. Caspian has had the distinction of producing the Skoll World Forum for the past 13 years.
Mason also created the Caspian 10 Essentials methodology as a system to ensure business goals could be mapped and met through live events. The Caspian 10 Essentials is offered as a training program for in-house event teams and clients include Oxford University, Swansea University, and Cheung Kung Institute of Business in London. Recently, Caspian partnered with Cvent, the largest event software provider in the world, to provide the Caspian 10 Essentials via a webinar series.
She has been a keynote speaker at the Western Regional MPI Conference in Las Vegas, featured speaker at Future of Cities LA, Cvent Connect Conference, Women Founders Network, Talk forum NYC, HSMAI (hospitality) conference in Anaheim, LA AiP (International Association of Advisors in Philanthropy) and the Global Women’s Leadership Summit. She has been featured in Southwest Airlines, Collaborates, and Successful Meetings magazines. Mason has been named 2018 Top 500 Most Influential Event Professional by BizBash and her event SUREFIRE was named one of the top 15 most Innovative Events of 2018 by BizBash Magazine.