Pia Garcia is a Cannes Lions and Gold Sabre award-winning brand builder adept at steering large, complex and multinational businesses. She specializes in global thought leadership; sustainability and purpose branding; strategy, planning and insights, and producing and overseeing campaigns for corporate and consumer brands, as well as NGOs.
Amanda Goh founded Chasm United for corporates, brands and entrepreneurs looking for independent advisors in corporate reputation and public affairs, executive positioning and coaching, organizational transformation, crisis and risk management.
Amanda brings two decades of global consulting experience with sector expertise in technology, tourism and financial services. She has lived in Singapore, Malaysia, New York, Australia and London. She has held a variety of leadership roles as Practice and Sector, Geography and Client Management with global marketing and communications agencies Edelman, Grayling and Porter Novelli.
Amanda spent 17+ years with Edelman. Her last tenure was Vice Chair, Asia Pacific for large clients and sectors growth with a focus in SEA, China and India. She previously served as Singapore CEO for Edelman and led the transformation of the business to a communications marketing advisory with strategic planning, data and analytics, creative, brand and digital at its core. Her other global tenures include Senior Vice President, Corporate and Financial Communications and was based in New York for four years.
She is an International Women Forum Leadership Fellow 2016/2017. She is a non-executive Board Director for Special Olympics Asia Pacific.
Jon Goldberg is the founder and Chief Reputation Architect of Reputation Architects Inc., a strategic communications and management advisory firm focused on building, protecting and restoring reputations in a world of diminished trust and unprecedented stakeholder power.
Jon founded Reputation Architects in 2009 after more than 25 years as an advisor to corporate executives and boards, a senior leader at some of the world’s most prominent communications firms and a front-line spokesman for major corporations and non-profit organizations.
Before founding Reputation Architects, Jon was partner and director of the Corporate Affairs practice of Porter Novelli, the international communications consultancy. Earlier, he was executive vice president, general manager and national director of crisis and litigation communications at Edelman, served in senior client management roles at J. Walter Thompson, and was a principal media spokesman for The Prudential Insurance Company.
Jon is a frequent speaker, author and commentator on reputation risk management, crisis communications and corporate leadership. Trained as a journalist, he holds a BA degree in journalism as well as an MBA in finance, both from New York University.
Carolina has been leading integrated marketing and communications efforts for over 18 years and has spent her career developing insight-driven campaigns with emphasis on marketing communications, digital communications, financial communications, leadership change management and global reputation programs. She has led teams across a range of corporate, financial, lifestyle, FMCG, sports and technology brands.
Skilled in creating high-impact communications campaigns within fast-paced, complex, regulated sectors in support of operational goals, Carolina has been a trusted emissary for brands and Corporate houses and is known for her authenticity, integrity, crisis management capabilities and the leverage to engage at all levels, internally and externally proficiently.