Category archives: Everything else

Keynote: Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Most recently, i was invited to keynote at Concordia University to a bunch of smart MBAs in regards of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. A few takeaways: you could follow me @MsSonicFlare to follow my POV :) Yes I do believe:women could have it all!Just need to prioritize them. Step by step+conquer it all #entrepreneurship #innovation #myKeynote you've got to want it. The worst entrepreneurs I've seen are the ones given up already...before they've started. when one door closes, another will open... don't give up on your passion Don't be afraid to try something new... [...]

The Secret Sauce to Successful Crowdsourcing Campaigns

Repost from HuffingtonPost Tech  Lately, I've had more people asking me what the secret sauce of a successful crowdsourcing campaign is. It's quite simple, but it's more than just getting consumers to vote, like, or jump on the bandwagon and buy the products you are creating. It's about actually creating an entire brand experience for followers. You need to be willing to dig into detailed planning that integrates streamlined action items into that plan. Strategic thinking is invaluable in crowdsourcing activities. We live in an age of entrepreneurial overload, after all -- how are you going[...]

feeling blessed...

Early this year, i've received #PBJ40U40 award. I was so humbled to know that i was chosen by the Portland Business Journal! I've had a blast going through the interview process, photo shoot and attending the award show. Thank you! More links to share: this year’s class of the Portland Business Journal’s 40 Under 40. Ivo’s favorite restaurants and her love for 80’s music at PBJ. For more of PBJ 40u40 winner list; photo of album cover ; music video

Keynote at eveMCECs: Entrepreneurship, Engineers, scientists

I've had the privileged to keynote last wednesday at the first ever #eveMCECs #SWE first annual of women engineers/computer scientist event. My topic was about Entrepreneurs: Tell your story & Pitch your ideas- Be bold! I've shared my top 5 key pointers here It was a great crowd and i've had a blast sharing my story!      

CES 2014 Part I Innovation: Keynote Speakers, Top Gadget Brands and Celebrity Ambassadors

The 2014 International CES® opened on Tuesday as a record-breaking show with more than 3,200 exhibitors across its largest show floor ever. CES is produced by Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the technology trade association representing the $208 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. Over 150,000 people attended from more than 150 countries, with 37,000+ international visitors. #CES2014 Highlights What’s happening in the world of technology trends right now? We saw everything from Interconnected Home, 4K TVs, wearable tech, face recognition, smart watches, 3D printing, and [...]