Leesa Soulodre

Investor, Entrepreneur, IoT expert, Singapore

Title of the speech:

Reputation Risk Management on the B/Leading edge

When working on the b/leading edge, acquiring and protecting one’s licenses to operate and building a reputation are both critical to market access. In this PowerTalk, Leesa Soulodre, Chief Reputation Risk Officer (RL Expert Group) and Innovation Director (Inspirit IoT) provides you with 5 keys to mitigating your risks to reputation on the b/leading edge.

Title of workshop:

Business Prototyping for Customer Experience

This workshop takes the opportunity side of the powertalk on Reputation Risk Management and takes it to the next level. Entrepreneurs who will take part in it will have a chance to bring their business ideas or initiatives and develop it together in this workshop into a tangible go to market business case. Each entrepreneur will have 4-5 colleagues available to work with during the workshop.
This workshop is dedicated to Entrepreneur, expert or executive with proven track record in one of the following areas:

  1. Digitalization (big data, internet of things, cloud collaboration and their applications etc.)
  2. Entrepreneurship (innovative tools/approaches, driving ownership and change etc.)

Those likely to benefit:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Desire to learn through collaboration and exchange
  • Strong entrepreneurial mindset and/or exceptional innovative thinking


An accomplished innovator and entrepreneur, Leesa Soulodre has 20 years experience leading technology and consulting companies from seed to $14B USD into new markets. She has shared the exhilaration of 1 IPO, a number of exits and the hard knocks of lessons learned. Leesa holds 15 years of Digital Director and Board Advisory experience in the not for profit, the academic and private sectors and has supported in the raising of over USD30M in seed to Series C investments. Today she leads as Innovation Director for Inspirit IoT, Inc and advises as an Expert on SME ICT Disruption and Innovation to the European Commission Research Agency and as Board Adviser/Director supports several of the world’s most promising tech companies: PR Software firm, Prezly (BE), Miyaki (GoGames) (UAE), and analytics companies, Autoscout Inc, (IL, USA), Inspirit IoT (IL, USA), Who’s Good (KR) and Fashion Match (KR).

She holds a Global Executive MBA from TRIUM (NYU, HEC and LSE), a Masters in Management (Marketing) (USQ) and Certificates in Sustainability Strategies (Harvard), Risk Management (Australian Graduate School of Management) and Technology Entrepreneurship (Stanford). She is a Certified Reputation Manager of the Reputation Institute.