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.
Leigh undertakes his role with passion and level headedness as required for someone in his position. He provides clarity of thought and understanding of the dynamics of the industry.
I first met Leigh when he introduced himself as the Communications Lead for Microsoft Malaysia. He was new to the role and filling in the shoes of a well known industry personality that used to lead the team.
What amused and impressed me throughout our encounters was how, even though he was new to the technology industry, he was able to quickly adapt and prove himself as a strong marketing communicator as well as an advocate for his company. (more…)
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