Lisa Wang is a National Champion & Hall of Fame gymnast turned serial entrepreneur and podcast host. She is the CEO and Founder of SheWorx, the leading global platform empowering 20,000+ women to build and scale successful companies through actionable business strategies and access to top investors.

Lisa was a former Olympic Level gymnast and a key member of the US team reigning as 4x USA National Champion, 3x World Championship Team Member, Pan American Games Champion, 2008 USA Athlete of The Year, and 2014 USA Hall of Fame Inductee for her landmark contributions to the progress of gymnastics in America. 

“In her continuing mission to elevate the lives of millions, Wang has made headlines by galvanizing female entrepreneurs and lending her voice to empowering women leaders.”
— Wall Street Journal

She is a member of the Forbes 30 Under 30 Class of 2018 in Venture Capital, and was named two years in a row as CIO Magazine's Top 20 Female Entrepreneurs to watch in 2017 and 2018.

Lisa has been a keynote speaker at conferences including Mobile World Congress, World Entrepreneur Forum, Chief Innovation Officer Summit, World Summit on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, IBM Think Leaders, Nextgen Summit at Harvard, CES and more.

Lisa is a columnist at Forbes driving the movement for gender parity in funding and championing a new model of leadership.  She began her professional career as a hedge fund analyst. Previously, she founded a foodtech company incubated in Food-X, the world's #1 food innovation accelerator. Lisa coaches entrepreneurs to recognize their innate strengths, and takes lessons from her years as an elite gymnast to talk about harnessing the power of “Enoughness" and "Antifragility." Lisa is a graduate of Yale University. 


Speaking Engagements

Past Topics:

  • How To Be an Antifragile Entrepreneur
  • Cultivating Authentic Leaders with Athlete's Instincts
  • Driving Gender Parity in Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital
  • Closing The Funding Gap Through Collaboration, Not Competition
  • Wiring Empathy Into AI
  • Innovation and Enoughness, Building Through Abundance Mindsets


  • 2018 Mobile World Congress
  • 2017 Chief Innovation Officer Summit, Keynote
  • 2017 and 2016 Top Cultivator TechWeek100
  • 2017 Nextgen Summit, Role Model, Keynote
  • 2017 Hatch 100, Selected Keynote
  • 2017 World Summit on Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Keynote, World Fellow
  • 2017 Coaching Fellowship: Cohort 7 Coaching Fellow
  • 2017 World Entrepreneur Forum: Keynote  
  • 2017 IBM Think Leaders: Keynote
  • 2017 CES, IPG Women's Breakfast: Keynote Panelist
  • 2017 Assembly Required, Women in Leadership: Keynote
  • 2017 IAG Ascend Leadership Conference, Disruptive Innovation: Keynote Speaker
  • 2017 Startup Grind Newark, Keynote Speaker
  • 2017 Dial It Up Conference, From Idea to IPO: Entrepreneurship and Financial Literacy, Keynote Panelist
  • 2016 TechWeek LA, Women in Leadership Moderator
  • 2016 Startup Institute, Mentor, Speaker
  • 2016 JustWorks, Women in Leadership, Keynote Speaker

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