Lucie Newcomb

LUCIE NEWCOMB is President & Chief Executive Officer of The NewComm Global Group, Inc., a management consulting firm specializing inthe areas of Global Markets Development, Leadership Development and Organizational Transformation globally for greater levels of ROI.Her firm’s CONNECT-SV foreign direct investment arm supports and drives market entry and development for overseas-based economic regional development agencies and entrepreneurs. An Emerging Markets specialist, Lucie’s background spans four continents and features successes forstart-ups, corporationsand non-profit organizations like Cisco, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, MarvellSemiconductor, AristaSoftand Quote.com. She has double the industry standardfor closing business and a 100% track record in managing programs and projects on time and under budget.She is on the Board of Advisors of two companiesand head of a non-profit organization. She isa mentorin the US State Department’sTechWomen professional mentorship programfor women in technology from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and was co-founder and Chair of the GraceNet Mentoring program for women in technology.She is also an accredited coach in the Hall-TonnaValuesmethodologyforleadership development and change managementand an experienced Executive Education instructor and trainer.A graduate of University of California, Berkeley, she is fluent in French and has lived in both England and South Africa.