Minh Nguyen

CEO, KisStartup

Minh Nguyen is the founder of KisStartup Innovation Consulting, Coaching, and Mentoring. Minh as one of 16 women leaders from 13 countries selected to participate in the 2018 Fortune – U.S. Department of State Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership. She is also one of 12 Innovation Coaches in the Innovation Partnership Program certified by the Ministry of Science and Technology of Vietnam and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland.

She has 13 years of experience working and researching in entrepreneurship, business development, management and digital enterprise management and startup. Minh also has five years of experience teaching e-business and innovation & entrepreneurship at Vietnam National University- International School, and has written a textbook on innovation and entrepreneurship for Vietnam National University Hanoi.

Minh serves as the manager of SME Mentoring 1:1 in Hanoi, a branch of a mentoring program for small and medium sized entrepreneurs in Vietnam. She is the author of the book “’Innovation & Entrepreneurship – Mindset and Tools,” as well as an innovation columnist for Tia Sang Magazine. She serves as Head of Investment Matching Department at Techfest, a national annual startup event. She holds an MSC in Digital Enterprise Management from the University of Westminster in the United Kingdom and a B.A. from the Foreign Trade University of Vietnam.

Mentor: Deanna Mulligan, President & CEO, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

Minh was selected as a Fortune – U.S. Department of State Mentee in 2018 and participated in the International Alumnae Component in 2018.