Caryn Davies is an Olympian, attorney, motivational speaker, and performance coach. She represented Team USA in three Summer Games, earning a silver medal in Athens 2004, a gold medal in Beijing 2008, and another gold in London 2012, all in the women’s eight-oared rowing event. As an undergraduate at Harvard University, Caryn studied psychology and Germanic languages. She went on to earn a JD from Columbia Law School and an MBA from Oxford University’s Saïd Business School. These days, Caryn works as an attorney for Goodwin Procter LLP in Boston, assisting clients with private equity fund formation, mergers and acquisitions, early-stage company financings, and institutional debt financings. She also acts as a performance coach for Valor Performance, Inc., a digital learning and coaching platform focused on igniting and sustaining peak performance for sales professionals, managers and executives. Caryn currently serves as a Vice President of the United States Olympians and Paralympians Association. She is passionate about helping athletes transition to “real life” after retirement from Olympic competition, including identifying and excelling at public speaking opportunities.