Sylvie 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, marketer and entrepreneur, with a passion for all things creative. A former professional ballerina and robotics researcher, she eventually found a happy middle ground in entrepreneurial ventures.
Noted for her multidisciplinary thinking, Sylvie is a sought-after speaker and blogger. 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, Venture Beat, Vator News, and BFM Business.
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.
Sylvie holds a Masters degree in management science (Stanford University), a Masters degree in computer science (ENSIIE/France), and was a visiting scholar at Stanford AI Laboratory. Prior to catching the science bug, she earned degrees in dance and music, and a gold medal in ballet from France National Conservatory.
A regular contributor to the arts, Sylvie has served on boards and committees of multiple fine arts organizations, including the Museum of Performance and Design, and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Actively engaged in the community, she curates special events to bridge Silicon Valley and the arts.