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Amy ChaoOffline

  • www.achao.design
  • amychao

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I am a...


Creative+Operations Lead

Startup Specialist

Design+Digital Consultant

Community Builder

Entrepreneur

Innovation Consultant

Brand Strategist

Former Fashion Designer

I'm an internationally experienced creator, connector, doer, enabler & entrepreneur who strives for my actions to inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more & become more. My work across creative+tech is connected via my north star to help people make ideas happen, innovate, tackle challenges collaboratively & create positive impact. Connect to chat all things startup, community & impact!

Current focus

Design, Marketing, Community & Operations - The Accelerator Network

Empower UK tech startup & scaleup innovation, growth, funding & investment readiness via 3 life cycle stage support programmes: FFWD Pre-Accelerator for pre-seed stage, Accelerator Academy for seed stage & The Scaleup Accelerator for Series A

Looking for

Startups raising seed funding
Scaleups raising Series A
Community event partners-Startup Stories
Tech investors seed & Series A

Creative/ Communications & Operations Consultant

Amplifying brand connection for explorers who create impact & movements via design, digital strategy, execution & engagement. Design is the heartbeat to power your brand, communication, community & mission. Let's connect to get to know your story & how I might be of help.

Looking for

startups/ entrepreneurs
startup/ entrepreneur communities
social impact communities

Events Lead - TLA RetailTech part of Tech London Advocates

Events & community promoting London as a centre of retail tech innovation through panels, networking meetups & startup showcases highlighting digital innovation bridging online & offline & facilitate industry collaboration

Looking for

RetailTech innovators & panel speakers
Disruptive RetailTech startups
Corporate partners

Partnerships Lead - CreativeMornings LDN of CreativeMornings global

World’s largest face-to-face creative community hosting monthly event series as part of 220+ global city chapters. Inspire creativity & changemakers

Looking for

Event partnerships
Host spaces once in-person events return

Past projects

Marketing Creative, Campaign & Strategy - Startups & Scaleups

Create strategy & video & blog content interviewing exited entrepreneur mentors, investment advisors, alumni founders & programme team to increase startup & scaleup pipeline & ecosystem partnerships for life cycle stage accelerator programmes pre-seed, seed & Series A

Creative, Marketing & Operations - Data Tech For Good Startup Growth

As first CXO manage creative, marketing & operations to drive traction of tech for good navigation app Safe & The City building safer cities via crowdsourced data across design, digital strategy, communication, product development, app & revenue model iteration, sales pipeline & fundraising

Initiative Development & Engagement - Immersive Tech D&I Social Impact

Develop VR Diversity Initiative upskilling the under-represented in immersive tech to increase D&I in XR. Analyse feedback data to develop impact roadmap with 76% confident to pursue XR startup or career. Execute VR, web VR, MR, 360 video workshop logistics

Innovation - RetailTech, Lifestyle Brand, Experiential Retail

Lead innovation sessions for senior team of world’s largest online spirits retailer to explore retail tech, lifestyle brand strategy & experiential retail in omnichannel touchpoints to increase audience connection & foster industry leading best practice

MVP Development & Market Analysis - Wearable Tech Startup

Fashion market analysis for CTO startup founder developing connected apparel smart label app

Design, Strategy & Operations - Product, Brand & International Growth

From first design hire to managing international growth of fashion lifestyle brand as founder's right hand, I shaped brand, product, strategy & execution for global expansion. Spearheaded nascent digital marketing platforms & ecommerce. Company acquired in a 9 figure deal

Artisan Bali Accessories Brand Ecommerce & Digital Upgrade

Entrepreneur as creative & business partner for handbag expansion of artisan Bali jewellery brand. Maximise budget resources across the business from product development & production, website & CMS, to marketing & PR to drive new sales channels & ecommerce

Brand & Digital Strategy - HealthTech Startup launch

Branding, website and digital strategy for mobile health technology to measure blood hemoglobin level and mitigate undiagnosed disease burden. Launching Q3 2021

Canggu Surf Travel Work Lifestyle Hub - Entrepreneur Venture Abroad

Entrepreneur venture in Bali building a surf travel work lifestyle hub concept prior to Canggu becoming a top digital nomad destination. Execute business & construction plan alongside brand & design strategy. Design floor plans, source & custom design furniture, decor, & textiles

Skills

'Make it happen' superpower for creative + strategy + operations

My Swiss army knife is built via experience in creative, tech, social impact, fashion/ retail & travel sectors at global companies, startups, remote teams & entrepreneurship across UK, US & Asia
Multidisciplinary Designer
95%
Operations Strategist
90%
Brand Strategist
90%
Startup Specialist
95%
Community Builder
90%
Innovation Strategist
85%

Headlines

I am a...


Creative+Operations Lead

Startup Specialist

Design+Digital Consultant

Community Builder

Entrepreneur

Innovation Consultant

Brand Strategist

Former Fashion Designer

I'm an internationally experienced creator, connector, doer, enabler & entrepreneur who strives for my actions to inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more & become more. My work across creative+tech is connected via my north star to help people make ideas happen, innovate, tackle challenges collaboratively & create positive impact. Connect to chat all things startup, community & impact!

Networking

Open to be mentored

Open to new projects

Provides freelancing services

Open to advise companies

Interested in permanent opportunities

Friends

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Toni Mitchell
@mitcht2812
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Deepshikha Yadav
@deepshikhay
Annelise
@annelise-lepage
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Jesus Iniesta
@jesus-iniesta
Jamie Thomas
@jsullivanthomas
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Roshana Arasaratnam
@rarasaratnam
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Shamir
@hy7310

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