Speaking

Bianca Welds is an creative innovation and transformation strategist, international speaker and coach who has presented to local and international audiences on business model innovation, community building, the intersections of the arts and technology, foresight and digital transformation. She is also the author of a chapter in the recently published book “Caribbean Intelligent Economy” entitled “Tomorrow People: A Caribbean Intelligent Economy Through Innovative Human Capital.”

Upcoming Events

BizTech 2021 - 11/10/2021

Past Events

TECH(K)NOW Day - 03/08/2021

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About You

Speaking Introduction/Short Bio

Bianca Welds is a technology professional with a passion for innovation and entrepreneurial thinking and the heart of a creative. She has worked in the public and private sector in technology, business and the arts. She has brought a background working with entrepreneurs and startups in technology and the creative industries to her current focus on corporate innovation and digital transformation as Digital Innovation Manager for the Victoria Mutual Group. A creative thinker and passionate technology community leader, she has presented to local and international audiences on business model innovation, community building, the intersections of the arts and technology, foresight and digital transformation.

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Long Bio

An accomplished professional known for her systematic approach and breadth of knowledge, Bianca Welds offers a unique blend of business acumen and technology management which she is currently putting to work as Digital Innovation Manager at the Victoria Mutual Group.

Bianca is focused on helping purpose-driven and creative people and organisations achieve success through innovation and entrepreneurial thinking. This led her to initiate a chapter of Founder Institute in Kingston, Jamaica and become national partner for the Creative Business Cup out of Denmark. Prior to that, she spent a year managing the Caribbean Mobile Innovation Project, a regional tech entrepreneurship program funded by the Government of Canada through the World Bank, which included developing online training in lean startup methods, running pitch competitions in Jamaica, Trinidad and St. Kitts as well as running a cross-regional incubation program.

Bianca holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Studies from the University of the West Indies (UWI) in Kingston, Jamaica. She also obtained a Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Computer Information Systems, both from the University of Miami in Florida. She studied Arts and Cultural Enterprise Management (ACEM) at the UWI in St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, and received a Certificate in Arts and Culture Strategy from the University of Pennsylvania. In addition, she is a trained Project Manager, and certified in Digital Business Transformation and Strategic Foresight.

Bianca is an international speaker who has presented to local and international audiences on business model innovation, community building, the intersections of the arts and technology, foresight and digital transformation. She is also the author of a chapter in the recently published book “Intelligent Economies: Developments in the Caribbean” entitled “Tomorrow People: A Caribbean Intelligent Economy Through Innovative Human Capital” and created a variation on the Business Model Canvas specifically for creative artists.

She sees her purpose in life as helping others create purposeful impact by spreading powerful ideas and new ways of thinking to ignite change, and is currently pursuing a coaching certification through the International Coach Academy.

Preferred Topics for Talks, Presentations, Workshops

Foresight and futures thinking
Showing audiences how a shift in perspective can help them to look beyond their current path to see multiple possible futures, identify their desired future and how to create change in the present to make their chosen future more likely. Applicable to individual, businesses and organisations of all types.
Digital Innovation and Transformation
Highlighting how to embed digital innovation and transformation into organisations, develop a digital culture and successfully create change to improve business and society through technology.
Creativity and Innovation
Looking at how to think more creatively, be more creative in your life and business, creative problem solving, using creative methodologies like design thinking, how to innovate in your business. Past talks have included Ideation for Startups and Introduction to Design Thinking.
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Videos

Tech(K)now Day 2021 - Don't Box Yourself In
TechTalk - WordPress for Business (w/ NiriTech Digital Services)
Interview with Jamaican Developers Community

What People Are Saying About You

"The workshop was such a success! We couldn't have asked for a better workshop lead."
"All [the participants] had moving testimonials about how enlightening the content was and how they intend to apply what they learned to their businesses."
"Loved Bianca's honesty and ideas!"
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