Lisa Chau
Chief of Strategy & Partnerships
office: 914-202-0050
mobile: 773-669-8597

Lisa Chau is the Simon & Schuster author of Small Talk Techniques: Smart Strategies for Personal and Professional Success. She founded Clover Canal to guide international clients in content creation, digital strategy and the development of compelling narratives to showcase professional leadership. Her writing has been published over 130 times in Forbes, Buzzfeed, Thrive Global, US News & World Report, as well as Huffington Post on TABLES: Technology – Academia – Business – Leadership – Entrepreneurship – Strategy.

Lisa Chau pivoted into entrepreneurship in 2009 when she joined the Public Relations team at the Tuck School of Business at her alma mater Dartmouth College. Since then, she has built a strong network of entrepreneurs, investors, and executives across a myriad of industries; judged pitch competitions; and served as a mentor for SXSW (2018), the Dartmouth Entrepreneurial Network (2018), and MIT Hacking Medicine NYC Grand Hack (2019).

With Fu Foundation School of Engineering at Columbia alumnus Canberk Dayan, Lisa co-organized and co-hosted the How to Build a Strong Start-Up Conference at Columbia University, mentioned in Yahoo Finance. At NYU, she organized and hosted the NYU-Dartmouth conference: Adaptive Careers – How to Succeed in a Rapidly Evolving World, featuring Harvard Business Review author, Dorie Clark. Lisa has spoken and led workshops at Yale, Dartmouth and the Ivy Council’s Innovative Leadership Summit hosted by Princeton University.

She also lectured undergraduates and MBA candidates at The New School and The Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College. At MIT, she taught a summer course which covered the use of social media to enhance professional networking. Smith College invited her to speak as a part of their Executive Education Leadership Series.

Lisa was a panelist at Microsoft in a Blockchain Conversation Series moderated by former Obama appointee, CNN alum, and Founder of LOGOS Cleve Mesidor. She delivered the keynote at New York Institute of Technology’s (NYIT) inaugural Ventures Growth Conference.

A passionate alumna who served on the Dartmouth College Club of the Upper Valley, Lisa continues to enthusiastically serve on the Board of Directors for the Dartmouth College Club of New York, where she helps raise money for the scholarship fund.

Domestically, Lisa spoke on two panels during Charleston’s third annual DIG SOUTH — the Southeast’s first and foremost event celebrating the digital economy with over 200 presenters from companies such as Google, Instagram, Twitter, TechCrunch, BuzzFeed, and Inc. The media panel was moderated by NBC News anchor and Emmy-Award winning journalist, Angie Goff. Acclaimed entrepreneur and internet personality, Gary Vaynerchuk, delivered the kickoff keynote. Internationally, she was invited by the Bahamas Millennials Society to speak at their First Future Leaders Forum.