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”.

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About Me

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.

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Updates

Four Oh.

As I approached the big four-oh, I spent some time reflecting how to mark this milestone birthday. I decided, on a whim, to write down forty things that came to mind in a stream-of-consciousness exercise when I looked back on four decades of life. These are, in no particular order, personal truths as well as collected … Continue reading Four Oh.

Rumah Netflix – Now Streaming in Jakarta

I was really proud of the team for successfully carrying out our Rumah Netflix (or, Netflix House, in Bahasa Indonesia) in Jakarta yesterday! The experiential event was designed to build brand and product awareness among local media, policy stakeholders, telco and content partners, as well as social media influencers. It was a showcase of our … Continue reading Rumah Netflix – Now Streaming in Jakarta

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Endorsements

I’ve been fortunate to have worked with amazing people. Some of them have very kind things to say about me.

 

Leigh’s greatest strength is his ability to connect business priorities with external stakeholder perspectives and develop an integrated engagement plan to support. He is a trusted advisor to leaders in every sense of the word. In his short time at Shell, he quickly earned the respect of our leaders and is responsible for embedding a step change in our media relations approach.
He is creative and passionate and an asset to every team he either leads or contributes to.

Cynthia Alexander – General Manager, External Relations, Shell Malaysia

Leigh is a consummate PR professional who truly understands the value of strategic PR and media engagement. His advice on positioning as well as recommendations given have been truly helpful and effective in achieving the goals we’d needed to hit. He’s also shown strength in managing agencies as well as being able to efficiently utilize limited resources to deliver on what’s required.

Dinesh Nair – Director, Developer Experience and Evangelism at Microsoft

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Contact

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