Hello – my name is Leigh. For over 18 years, I have built a track record for impact-driven strategic marketing communications leadership. I am passionate about “Building Influential Brands To Influence The World”.
Hi, my name is Wong Giok Leigh (王学礼) and I have built a track record of over 18 years as an award-winning marketing and communications leader. I am passionate about “Building Influential Brands To Influence The World“.
This passion began early in college when I discovered the classical study of rhetoric. Since then, the study of how effective communications (whether a word, picture, idea or action) could persuade an audience (whether individuals, groups or even nations) towards a particular response continues to fascinate me to this day. This has developed into a lifelong pursuit to study what I call, “the art and science of Influence” (in all its fair and foul forms!).
I am currently the Head of Communications for Southeast Asia at Netflix. I am part of a team that helps formulate, execute and sustain a global communications strategy for Netflix in the Asia region.Continue reading “About Me”
When I volunteered for The Human Library project at Day X 2019, I found myself explaining what I did as my job to teenagers again and again, with each batch of kids that “borrowed” me. It was particularly challenging trying to explain what I did in communications without leaning on familiar industry jargon and contextualizing … Continue reading Explaining My Communications Job To 14-Year-Olds
As I write this, I just got back from a full day volunteering at Day X, as a member of The Human Library. Organized by The Astronauts’ Collective, the Lifelong Learning Institute of Singapore, and SkillsFuture Singapore, “Day X,” or a day of exploration, is envisioned to be a fun and accessible opportunity for youths … Continue reading Volunteering at Day X 2019
I’ve been fortunate to have worked with amazing people. Some of them have very kind things to say about me.
I have had the real privilege of working with a great communication specialist like Leigh. He is an empathetic and caring manager and colleague with a big heart, who works sincerely with the person to solve the problems together. Even at difficult situations, with his steady leadership, Leigh handles matters calmly choosing the most strategic and meaningful paths possible. I really enjoyed working with him and still value his ideas and suggestions.
Leigh is a seasoned communications practitioner with an open, direct style of leadership and a bias for action. He is able to assess difficult issues with a multi-disciplinary perspective – and shows great judgement, speed & decisiveness in driving towards meaningful solutions for a way forward. Leigh has a collaborative working style, believes in the power of ideas over hierarchy and is extremely strong at building authentic, meaningful relationships with internal and external stakeholders. I have enjoyed working with him – and continue to value his insights, perspectives and counsel as a business partner.
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