Transformation Thought Leader, Best-selling Author, Managing Director of Influence Solutions, CSP 

Core expertise:
  • Influence: Win People Over

  • The Opportunity of Change

  • Influential Leadership - Leading through Change and Disruption

  • Influential HR Business Partnering

KAREN'S KeyNote:

Transform the future – Activate the Influencer Within

In the past two decades we have seen more social & technological change than in all previous centuries combined.


Exponential technologies like AI, Big Data are revolutionizing processes, workplaces and lifestyles. This relentless change can easily disrupt confidence and organisational potential.


Leveraging her experience of empowering over 250,000 executives worldwide and with many of the most iconic global corporations, Karen’s keynotes spark insights that transform behaviour and inspire sustainable change.


Through powerful stories and compelling content, Karen’s creates experiences that:

  • Strengthen individual and organisational resilience

  • Help people to realise the value of change and the motivation to act on it

  • Deepen human connection, collaboration and trust

  • Elevate leaders who inspire and bring out the best in their team

  • Transform results by leveraging the psychology of influence​


Organisations engage Karen as a keynote speaker to set their people up for success. With her engaging style delivered with humour and heart, Karen leaves the audience with crucial realisations that deliver real results.  


Engage Karen to speak on transformation, influence and leadership to transform mindsets and impact.


In this disruptive, digital-first world, imagine the immense results you can achieve by thriving on the change to lead into the future. Karen Leong, a global keynote speaker on transformation, empowers people and organisations to be F.I.R.S.T. ™ Future-Ready. Innovative. Relevant. Strategic. Trusted. A TEDx speaker, TEDx coach, and Certified Speaking Professional, Karen was featured in the ten most influential professional speakers in Singapore by the Singapore Business Review. She’s been named Visionary Woman Leader and global thought leader on sustainable transformation by the Business APAC magazine.


The creator of the F.I.R.S.T.™ 360 leadership and influencing styles profiling tools, Karen is the author of the book - Win People Over. Karen co-founded Influence Solutions, named the most influential training company in APAC in the Corporate Excellence Awards. She’s the founder of Rise Through The Ranks, a global online leadership summit with a community of thousands from over 70 countries.


Karen is regularly interviewed as an influence expert in global media such as BBC World, Reuters and Channel News Asia.


Karen delivered one of the most engaging keynotes on change management I have ever seen. Her messages, like her visuals, were clear and the feedback from the audience was overwhelmingly positive. I cannot recommend Karen highly enough if you have a need for a keynote speaker to talk about change and attitudes to change.

- Alan McDougall, Vice President, Head of Medical Affairs, Asia Oceania Region, Astellas Pharma Inc

Karen has the ability to bring practical actions to the forefront of your thinking. She has enabled many ‘ah-ha!’ moments.

- Jennifer HewitGroup CTO, Credit Suisse

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