A. SOPHIE WADE, MBA
Sophie is founder and Workforce Innovation Specialist at Flexcel Network. Her objective is to help companies transform and future-proof their work environments, creating compelling, progressive and talent-focused, digitally-integrated workplaces.
Sophie is an authority on the wide-ranging Future of Work issues impacting companies and workers’ new demands – such as employee experiences; leading and managing distributed workers; intergenerational communication and new skills-focused talent management. Sophie provides consulting services to corporations to maximize the benefits and minimize the disruption in their transition to the new work environments. She also helps employees and independent workers adapt and start proactively managing their new, latticed corporate or diversified, independent careers.
Sophie has lived and worked in Asia, Europe and the U.S.. With a strategy and finance focus, her career has been spent assisting entrepreneurs and major corporations identify, develop and execute strategic initiatives, build teams and ventures and create partnerships. She served as the 2015-17 President of the New York City chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) and now is a member of NAWBO National's Presidents' Assembly Steering Committee.
Sophie has a BA from Oxford University and an MBA from INSEAD.
“The way we work is going through a profound transformation. With Embracing Progress, Sophie
Wade provides an essential guide for businesses of
all sizes to create a more flexible, empathetic,
purpose-driven, and human workplace that can
meet the challenges and embrace the opportunities of this new era.”
As the opening speaker for the MAKE WORK FIT LIFE Conference, Sophie’s breadth of knowledge about the Future of Work lays the foundation for critical action steps among employers looking to attract and retain top talent.
Sophie is a catalyst. She both explains the new working circumstances clearly as well as giving thoughtful direction about what to expect going forward and how to adapt successfully.
Sophie Wade brings fresh ideas and terrific strategies aimed at helping people succeed in today’s and tomorrow’s dynamic work environment.
Sophie has done extensive research into the future of the workplace and her workshop has clear takeaways that can immediately be put into place to attract, engage and retain talent in your organization.