Lili Gil Valletta, CO-FOUNDER AND CEO, CULTURINTEL & CIEN+
2019 Fireside Chat Panelist
Lili is an award-winning entrepreneur, recognized cultural intelligence® expert, A.I. tech innovator, and World Economic Forum Young Global Leader. After a successful corporate career, including a 10-year tenure at Johnson & Johnson, where she pioneered various multicultural market strategies, Lili co-founded CIEN+ and CulturIntel. Her firm is globally recognized as a leader in AI-powered insights, business consulting and marketing strategies designed tapping into growth markets to turn cultural trends into profits. Some of her clients include Aetna, Prudential, Google, Merck, PepsiCo, among other Fortune 500’s.
She is a regular TV commentator seen on Fox News, Fox Business and CNN en Español. She has been awarded 2019 Entrepreneur of the Year by ALPFA, 2019 Top 10 Innovation Catalyst, 2019 Silicon Valley Visionary, 2018 U.S. Hispanic Businessperson of the Year by the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Top 100 Most Powerful Women of NY, PR Week's Top 50 Most Influential in Healthcare, among others.
Lili is one of only 2.6% of Latino directors that are members of a Fortune 500+ publically traded company board at Zumiez (NASQD: ZUMZ). She also serves on the Harvard Women's Leadership Board, National Board of Directors of the YMCA USA, and is a mentor to the Stanford Latino Entrepreneur Leaders Program. Lili is a member of the New York State Council on Women and Girls and NYC Tech Leadership Council advising the Mayor. She has advised initiatives for minorities and women at the United Nations and the White House. She holds a degree in Business Administration from Southwestern Adventist University, an M.B.A. from the University of Colorado and an executive degree from the Harvard Kennedy School in Global Leadership and Public Policy. She lives in New York with her husband Chris Valletta and her two sons.
Company: www.cien.plus www.culturintel.com
Media Appearances: www.YouTube/liligil
Personal Page: www.lilianagil.com