Top New Speaker of the Year Awardee:
2022 – Kareen Woo
Kareen is a passionate leader and life executive coach who firmly believes in the power of passion and people. She is a graduate of the People Coach Certification program, leveraging her coaching skills and leadership experience to assist female leaders in defining and embracing their unique leadership styles. With over 18 years of experience in marketing and leadership, Kareen brings a wealth of knowledge to the table. She has worked extensively with startups, SMEs, and GLCs in various capacities, including business development, strategy, marketing, and management roles. Kareen is an accredited Associate Certified Coach (ACC) by the International Coaching Federation (ICF), based in the US.
2021 – Phylis Wong
Phylis is a passionate leader who walks the talk of “Inspire and Co-Create to Enrich Lives”, she possesses more than 24 years of hands-on experience in talent search, talent development and leading luxury retail and service businesses. She has worked with senior leaders with both global organisations and local organisations to design and develop practical and sustainable strategies and programs in Talent Acquisition, Talent Development and Talent Retention that driving business results.
Qualifications and Selection
Top New Speaker of the Year, awarded to the speaker who has recently joined the Vistage Speaker Directory. The speaker is identified based on a consistently growing number of requests to present and assessment feedback from members and Chairs.
- less than 2 years as a Vistage Speaker
- a minimum of 10 presentations in the qualifying calendar year
- an average annual score of 8.5 in both content and delivery, plus real-world applicability