Karen Leong

Influence Expert and Professional Keynote Speaker


An authority on influence Karen Leong is highly regarded for her transformational programs.

Featured as one of Singapore’s Ten Influential Professional speakers by the Singapore Business review, and honoured with the Women Icons Award by the Business Excellence and Research Group, Karen’s Influence 247 system has helped thousands of executives in Asia Pacific to leverage on powerful, practical solutions to win people over.

A TEDx speaker and the author of the book Win People Over – 75 Simple and Powerful Ways to Influence Anyone, she is also a contributing author of the best-seller ’88 Essential Secrets for Achieving Greater Success at Work’.

Acknowledged in the media as an influence thought-leader, she analysed the USA 2016 presidential debates “live on Channel News Asia. She is also regularly featured on Channel U, The Straits Times, Mediacorp Radio 938LIVE, BFN 89.9 and leading magazines. Karen co-founded Influential Solutions, a premier talent development company that works with Fortune 500 corporations, government organisations and leading companies to be more profitable, by helping their people be more productive. Influence Solutions operates in 13 countries and 4 languages – English, Mandarin, Japanese and Korean.

Her entrepreneurial journey began when, despite no formal training in fashion, she launched her bespoke fashion label in Singapore, leading a team of designers. She was profiled as one of the ten fearless women entrepreneurs in Singapore, by the Vulcan Post. Karen is a chartered accountant with a decade-long corporate career spanning audit, consulting and corporate education. She specialised in business consulting and IPO projects with KPMG and KPMG Consulting in Singapore, Hong Kong and Shanghai.

Karen is accredited as a Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP), and is a master trainer in Improving Human Performance Certificate program by ASTD (American Society of Training and Development. She is a professional member with the Asia Professional Speakers Association.

To benefit from these world-class and results-focused training solutions or to engage Karen Leong as a speaker, please call (+65) 6238 5860 or email connect@influence-solutions.com

Books By Karen Leong




Karen has experienced what it is like to go from wallflower to influencer. She shares simple but actionable ways to take charge of your reputation, win the respect of others and bring them over to your side. Win People Over is a clear and practical roadmap to becoming more inspiring and being able to connect with colleagues, friends and family naturally and effortlessly.



Packed with ideas and insights to help you achieve greater success, 88 Essential Secrets will help to increase your effectiveness, and ultimately your success. In these pages you will find pragmatic solutions to master influential networking, writing effective emails, improving your professional image, building your brand, dynamic decision-making ... all the way to keeping yourself motivated, and more.