Jeanne is the founder and CEO of Nama Institute which advocates a conscious approach to living, leading, and innovating. She is a board member and advisor of Kami Intelligence Limited., an AI company developing a conversational AI platform that powers customer service, advisory, talent management, and educational solutions. She is a board member and former CEO of Hanson Robotics Limited, an AI and robotics company dedicated to creating socially intelligent machines that enrich the quality of people’s lives. She joined the company as the Chief Marketing Officer, and was the brand manager and co-character lead of Sophia the robot.
Jeanne is a director of Himalayan Consensus Institute, an NGO involved in social enterprise development and climate protection.
Jeanne has over 25 years of marketing experience in the technology industry, as the Asia Pacific marketing director for Dell, Cisco, 3Com, as well as corporate marketing director for a Silicon Valley-funded internet startup. She was the product and business manager for Apple in Asia Pacific, responsible for the launch of many of Apple’s groundbreaking products in the region.
She has a Ph.D. degree in integrated and holistic health, an MBA degree from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and a BA degree in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley.
She is a certified yoga instructor and a life-long student of Buddhist and yoga philosophy, having completed Georg Feuerstein’s five-year Traditional Yoga Studies course. She has a passion for art appreciation, creative writing, photography, swimming, and hiking.