Elizabeth Yang is a tribe builder and business strategist. She shows ambitious people and organizations how own their leadership to build tribes and communities for economic growth. She is a speaker, trainer, and advisor that has worked with many global leaders and brands to get seen, heard, and felt to monetize.
From leading emerging technology team in innovation to alignment across global teams and locations, Elizabeth brings nearly two decades of experience at top Fortune 50 companies working with executives and leading teams to turn ideas into viable business growth across health care, education, staffing and retail. She’s also given back by serving on boards and committees for various non-profit organizations.
She saw that the #1 difference in initiatives that succeeded or failed was the leader’s ability to rally people to support and build out the vision. This common phenomenon across her expertise in product, innovation, customer experience, marketing and organizational transformations was when she recognized her mastery in building tribes and activating the power of social networks, starting with the art of conversations.
She’s a continuous learner that’s known for her ability to think strategically in seeing the big picture and operationalizing the vision for teams to execute methodically. She geeks out on technology and is an active listener where she can spot the “1 degree shift” that people need to make to get the biggest ROI.
Elizabeth is also founder of Hmong Women Take on the World, a global online summit that celebrates women and girls using emerging technology, product marketing, and social media. Launched in just 6 months, the crowdfunded campaign raised $30K and generated 100+ curated stories, bringing together 60 partners across 8 different countries, Australia, Canada, China, Germany, Laos, Thailand, United States, and Vietnam.
She’s a Gallup Builder Profile Talents (BP10) coach with certifications in Pragmatic Marketing (PMC), Harvard’s consulting continuing education program, and BJ Fogg’s Tiny Habits for behavioral change. She’s a former PhD candidate, studying Human Factors & Ergonomics. She holds a Master’s of Science degree in Technical Communications and a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Business Marketing & Communications.