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First Name

Sonia

Last Name

Colombi

Nickname

soniacolombi

About

Carpediem

Start in Field

21 years, 10 months ago

Start as an Independent

5 years, 9 months ago

Short Bio

Sonia is a senior executive highly engaged and at her best in complex organizations. Proven skills in (Innovation & Digital) Strategy, Business Transformation and Innovation.

 

Sonia has a strong understanding of building Collaborative Innovation Ecosystems and getting the organization to a higher alignment between its Strategy and its People. She helps organizations identifying inhibitors of business growth and removing roadblocks to create a sustainable innovation environment. Sonia is valued for her role as energizer and change catalyst building a trust relationship with – and between – all levels in the organization.

 

Sonia is a strong believer in People as the main driver to business performance through building balanced, cross-functional teams that apply the core principles of systemic agility, Lean Startup, Design thinking, in an effort to break down silos and improve team effectiveness.

 

Her strong coaching skills and understanding of human behaviors help her to aggregate company energies to create business value.

Domains of expertise:

  • Business transformation and change
  • Digital transformation
  • Innovation
  • Team coaching
  • Collective intelligence
  • Lean
  • Operational excellence
My Services

SERVICES OUTSIDE BETOOBE

  • Consultancy in Business Transformation Programs
  • Facilitate Innovation Workshops from ideation to prototyping
    • Help organisations to identify potential new products and services
    • Methods: creative problem solving, Design thinking, Collective Intelligence practices
  • Accompany, as Innovation Coach, innovation project teams to deliver their prototype and final product
  • Facilitate organizational and leadership agility workshops
    • Help leaders acquiring the right mindset and tools for a participative & agile leadership style.
    • Methods: system organization agility, participative governance, collective intelligence facilitation

SUPPORT TO BETOOBE MEMBERS

– coaching to starters to clarify your services, your mission, the journey you want to take as an independent professional

– Helping out with my project and program management skills in your own business or in any assignment you might have

– sharing my expertise in Operational Excellence, Lean, creative problem solving and Innovation techniques, collective intelligence

– acting as a sounding board: as an excellent problem solver, I have always ideas and solutions to any problem 😉

– connecting you to the relevant expert in betoobe

 

My Portfolio

– Lead Large Business Transformation Programs in the Financial, manufacturing and healthcare sectors

– Build Project Management offices in the IT healthcare and Financial industry.

– Set-up a testing factoring in Asia

– Establish a collaborative innovation ecosystem in a bank

– Facilitated innovation workshops in diverses industries.

Companies that Sonia has worked with include: PRIVATE SECTOR: UCM, Salesforce (Swiss Headquarter), Euroclear Bank, BNPP Fortis, Wolters Kluwer, CCI Hainaut, Ingersoll Rand, Sysmex MolisPUBLIC SECTOR: Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU)

More Information
  • highly enthusiast, energy giver, positive and optimistic while extremely pragmatic
  • Like Jazz music without neglecting an album of the Chemical Brothers or the Daft Punk
  • Love gardening
  • Passionate by bonsai and Japanese floral art (Ikebana)
  • Love cats (was potentially a cat in a previous life)