Sylvie Leotin is an entrepreneur, speaker, writer, and consultant, with a unique multidisciplinary background in science, marketing, behavioral sciences, the arts, and the humanities. A gold-medal ballerina and robotics scientist, Sylvie combines 20-year of corporate business and engineering experience with a keen eye for identifying the latent unmet needs of people and organizations.

Her multifaceted career path crosses industries, continents, and boundaries. Transitioning from ballet to robotics, she made her way from France to Silicon Valley. Sylvie was visiting scholar at Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and has worked in a wide range of engineering, product, marketing and communication roles at Oracle, Sun Microsystems and startup companies.

As a consultant and facilitator, Sylvie combines her rich multidisciplinary knowledge, and creative thinking skills to help companies discover unexpected insight and growth opportunities. Passionate about empowering human potential, she teaches skill building workshops to help companies uncover unrealized levers to increase customer and employee happiness.

A skillful writer, her articles and poems have been published in media, academic and literary publications. Sylvie holds a Masters of Science in Engineering Economic Systems from Stanford University, a  Masters of Science in Computer Science from ENSIIE, and a gold medal in ballet from France’s National Conservatory. She serves on the board of Stanford Cancer Center Patient and Family Advisory Council.