BeiBei Song is an executive educator and coach at Stanford University Graduate School of Business, specializing in corporate innovation. She’s also the Principal of Essinova, a forward-thinking interdisciplinary creativity agency and consultancy.
Ms. Song has 15+ years of corporate and entrepreneurial experience in technology, healthcare, sustainability, financial services and creative sectors, with functional skills in strategy, marketing, business development and media communications. She is widely recognized for producing 300+ executive interviews, technology and product showcases, investor pitches and other multi-media content via “Essinova | Innovation for the Wellbeing of Humanity”, providing thought-leadership, insights and trends on life science and cleantech innovation. She is now a leading champion of interdisciplinary innovation, leveraging creative forces from wide-ranging domains such as art, science, design, technology, culture and leadership, to help individuals, businesses and organizations flourish in an exponentially more complex and connected future that is blurring industry lines, necessitating strategic redesigns and requiring art-thinking.
Throughout her multi-faceted career, Ms. Song has also been an associate arbitrator for international business disputes, a corporate banker, and a show host. Her activities
spanned from spearheading media campaigns for a premier international sailing race, dramatically boosting its brand in China, to managing clinical trial contracts for cardiovascular medical devices.
Weaving together such diverse experiences, skills and perspectives, Ms. Song brings fresh approaches to the world of business leadership and innovation.
In 2016 she was honored as a Mandarin Leader, an award recognizing excellence in North America's Chinese community, highlighting exceptionally creative or philanthropic Leaders.
Ms. Song is frequently involved in government, business, technology and cultural exchange activities and training programs between China and the U.S..
BeiBei Song has an M.B.A. degree from Stanford University, and a B.S. in Economics from University of International Business & Economics in Beijing. She is an Argentine tango dancer, among other artistic dabblings.