Siân is an award winning global businesswoman, community builder and Founder of Public Rally. With extensive knowledge and experience in community building, marketing, content, social media, digital, video and innovation.
Sian is autonomous, committed, outcome oriented and excessively resourceful. She needs little guidance to design and execute complex strategies in a global environment. Known as a master of establishing authentic and high value relationships, and executing go to market plans around the world.
She is also a talented interviewer, creative director, producer and program designer. Her experiences as a global traveler - having travelled, lived and worked in over 56 countries around the world - add to her ability to understand people, cultures, complex social dynamics, trends, the future of work, technology, leadership, lifestyle design and organisational culture.
Sian's new venture, Public Rally, has globally focused clients in the technology, music, AI, legal and education sectors, is dedicated to building world class communities and content strategies to support ambitious revenue, brand and engagement goals. Its footprint ranges from the United States to Australia and New Zealand.
Sian's standing across the broader technology sector is recognised by her annual role as an interviewer, host and content creator for SaaStr in San Francisco. The blog that gets millions of hits every month, and ten of thousands of the world's SaaS community attend their conferences every year.
Prior to launching Public Rally she was the former Director of Community at Kiwi Landing Pad , which has become the bridge between New Zealand and the United States for the innovative Kiwi technologists who dream of exporting their businesses overseas. Sian also established KLP's presence in Australia, the United Kingdom, Singapore and Canada. She founded innovative programmes like the KLP Academy with over 100 webinars from leading world experts talking on topics ranging from investment to sales, marketing, product management and customer success.
She is a true global citizen having visited 60+ countries to foster relationships with local influencers and to study the impact of technology and investment in these communities. She embodies the philosophy of don’t travel, live.
Sian was recently named as a finalist in the New Zealand Hi Tech awards and received the New Zealand Global Women of Influence award in 2017 after being a finalist in 2015 & 2016. She was also the winner of the North Harbour Clubs prestigious AIMES award for Innovation & Technology in both 2015 & 2016.
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