Artswell Launch043Sylvie Leotin, Founder & CEO

Sylvie Leotin is Founder & CEO of Tech Atelier, a strategic marketing agency serving disruptive startups and organizations in multiple industries.

Sylvie is a computer scientist, marketing strategist and entrepreneur, with a passion for all things creative. A former professional ballerina and robotics researcher, she found a happy middle ground in entrepreneurial ventures.

A 20-year Silicon Valley veteran, Sylvie started her career at Oracle Corporation and Sun Microsystems, in various engineering, product management and marketing roles. Prior to founding Tech Atelier, she led marketing and communications for a number of innovative startup companies, with a particular hallmark in helping businesses build a position within lighthouse customers and profitable markets.

Noted for her multidisciplinary thinking, Sylvie regularly speaks at industry events. She is a guest lecturer at Stanford University, and writes for the Huffington Post about connecting art, science and technology. She has been published/featured in multiple publications, including the Creativity Post, TED Weekends, VentureBeat, Vator News, and BFM Business.

Sylvie holds a Masters degree in management science (Stanford University), a Masters degree in computer science (ENSIIE), and was a visiting scholar at Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. Prior to catching the science bug Sylvie earned a gold medal in ballet from France’s national Conservatory.

A regular contributor to the arts, Sylvie has served on boards and committees of multiple fine arts organizations, and curates special events to bridge Silicon Valley and the arts.