Boonsiri Somchit Xtrategize Technologies

Boon has over 35 years experience in various multinationals & has been credited with setting up & expanding AMD's SSO in Malaysia from a cost centre to a Global Business Services centre. Boon also spearheaded the Asia Regional Leadership Team coaching program. She was instrumental in the set-up & spin off of Spansion (today Cypress) & the Global Foundries SSO. In 2014, she won the National Award for Management Accountants Malaysia CIMA for her outstanding contributions to business performance. Today she's the advisor to various organisations such as TARUC & Taylor's School of Professional Studies and sits on the Board of The Penang Island Properties as well as the Adventist Hospital Treasury Board. She is also a TedX speaker and is sought after to speak at various industry events especially related to the Global Business Services Industry and Women in Leadership. Boon is the author of bestselling leadership book, 'When the Chicken Dies, Everyone Cries' & was named as one of the top 25 most influential women's leaders in Malaysia.