Jim McCann, founder of 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, is an entrepreneur and public speaker. He is a leading player in the Gourmet Food and Gift Baskets business, with Fannie May® Fine Chocolates; Cheryl’s®; The Popcorn Factory®; 1-800-Baskets.com®; FruitBouquets.com; and FineStationery.com®. McCann steered the company into content and media by founding Celebrations.com, an interactive social website for party planning, tips, and information. He serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors for 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, and is a member of the Board of Directors for Willis Group Holdings Limited and for a variety of private and not-for-profit boards. He is the author of Stop and Sell the Roses: Lessons from Business & Life. His audio book, “Talk Is (Not!) Cheap: The Art of Conversation Leadership,” comes out in January 2014.