Kate Isler

Kate brings over 20 years of international executive leadership gained working for fortune 100 companies to startups and have now turned my passion for supporting gender parity into a thriving business. As the Co-Founder and CEO of Be Bold Now, a conscious consulting practice whose mission is to build an intersectional community of women and men, who strive to inspire, empower and support each other to take bold pragmatic action to accelerate gender parity and support the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

She is a change agent and thought leader. Her experience in high tech as a CEO of a digital health startup, and as an Executive at Microsoft where she spent many years living and working overseas, provides a powerful platform of real-world expertise and examples to draw from when addressing gender equity and balanced management practices.

Kate’s leadership journey, challenging the status quo, overcoming adversity and breaking gender stereotypes motivates and inspires audiences. She has successfully navigated the complexity of a global company and tested her agility and ability to innovate as an entrepreneur.

Kate is a published author and recently completed her memoir to be released by HarperCollins Leadership in 2020.

She is an active and committed mentor for the International Women’s Forum, and, serves on the global board of Girl Rising and several startup advisory boards.