Nikkia Reveillac

Business Insights & Strategy Leader, Organization Designer & Builder, & Former Director of Consumer Insights at Netflix
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  • Led research and insights teams helping to drive growth for Netflix, Twitter and Colgate-Palmolive
  • Builds and empowers high-performing, multidisciplinary teams equipped to capitalize on market opportunities and strengthen their brands
  • Leads and supports initiatives designed to embolden diverse groups
  • Brings infectious enthusiasm to uplifting talks centered on going against the grain as a leader, discovering your purpose, and thriving as an underdog

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Nikkia Reveillac is a trailblazing executive insights and innovation leader, business consultant, podcast host, and speaker. She has overcome significant obstacles throughout her career to deliver exceptional results at some of the world’s most influential tech, entertainment, and consumer packaged goods companies. She has drawn upon her creative background as a professional dancer, her unique multicultural perspective as a Caribbean woman, her entrepreneurial instincts, two decades of experience building global industry-leading teams, and her distinctly humane way of framing all manner of questions to bring meaningful transformation everywhere she has been.

Exclusively represented by the Leading Authorities Speakers Bureau, Reveillac captivates and inspires audiences with her infectious enthusiasm and abundant creativity. She gives uplifting talks on various topics, including culture transformation, change management, consumer research for innovation, the power of curiosity, mindful management and egoless leadership.  Having grown up in Trinidad & Tobago; lived in the U.S., Spain, Mexico, and Switzerland; and led teams across North America, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa, she is a true cultural maven with a global point of view who highlights the power of diverse perspectives in debating meaty problems and brings empathy and a deep connection with people to all she does, including her speeches. Never allowing traditional power structures or titles to intimidate her, she artfully challenges the status quo, thoughtfully asks the questions that others are so often afraid to, and uses empathy to break organizational silos. Reveillac’s stellar track record of success in bringing people together to negotiate solutions to complex problems is a testament to the power of her never-ending perseverance and positivity. 

Her accomplishments as the former global head of insights for brand, reputation, and emerging experiences at Netflix; head of research at Twitter, and head of insights and analytics for Colgate-Palmolive’s Africa Eurasia Division truly set her apart. Reveillac was instrumental in helping Netflix define its first-ever brand promise, created a safer organizational culture at Twitter during the tumultuous pandemic years and 2020 U.S. election cycle, helped develop innovative oral care solutions for consumers in Sub-Saharan Africa at Colgate, grew high-performing and emotionally intelligent teams at all of her companies, and was the first to launch an online marketplace for Trinidad Carnival costumes. Today, she advises businesses of all sizes to leverage research, data, and insights for disruptive innovation and brand building, and she mentors junior and senior talent for career growth. She shares her wisdom on navigating corporate culture through her podcast Culture Unfit and her speaking appearances. 

Reveillac is a member of the WIE Suite and advises and consults with startups and small- to medium-sized businesses. She holds a B.S. in international business from Barry University and an MBA in marketing from Baruch College. She resides in Brooklyn, New York, with her partner and two daughters.

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Dancing Through Adversity: Lessons in Resilience from a Corporate Trailblazer. In this captivating and inspiring talk, Nikkia Reveillac invites audiences to join her as she retraces her transformative journey from the world of professional dance to the corporate boardroom. With authenticity and grace, Reveillac shares her personal story of resilience, drawing parallels between her experiences in dance and executive leadership and painting a vivid picture of the challenges and triumphs along the way — from facing rejection and setbacks in the world of professional dance to navigating complex organizational dynamics and industry shifts in her corporate careers. As she introduces the audience to the universal truths about resilience and perseverance, she draws upon her multicultural background as a Caribbean woman and her diverse professional experiences spanning multiple industries and continents to challenge conventional notions of success and empower audiences to embrace adversity as a means for growth in their professional and personal endeavors.

The Whole Brained Insights Professional. You could be the most talented researcher—a wizard at integrating data from different sources—yet consistently fail to convince key decision-makers to follow your recommendations. With the continued advancement in technologies that are faster at analyzing data than we are, insights professionals everywhere are feeling severe pressure to show their indispensable value. Time will not slow down for us to get this right. 

As a seasoned insights leader and former professional modern dancer, Nikkia brings a unique perspective to the art and science of delivering insights for maximum decision-making impact. Her journey from connecting with audiences through movement as a professional dancer to inspiring decision-makers to follow her recommendations by leveraging creative and persuasive data- and insights-backed stories taught her the immense value of infusing left-brain analytics with the right-brain imaginative and creative storytelling. 

This inspiring keynote speech on the Whole-Brained Insights Professional will transform your understanding of the insights industry and provide the skills insights professionals need to weather the storms of change.

Research - The Heart and Soul of Innovation. What is the key to true innovation? A visionary founder, sure! A group of brilliant minds, absolutely! A lot of great ideas, of course!  But nothing compares to the breakthroughs that come from deeply understanding your customers’ needs and the joy that is sparked when you can create something that truly makes a difference in people’s lives.  And if you never lose sight of those fundamental human truths across all of your strategies - product, design, brand, marketing, etc. - it’ll help your offering stand out in an increasingly cluttered and competitive marketplace. In this engaging talk, Nikkia delves into how you can unlock the power of research to drive innovation and shares methods and resources for gathering indispensable market and consumer intel to propel all of your efforts. Unlocking consumer insights is not a task reserved for big businesses. It's a journey that everyone can embark on, armed with curiosity, empathy, and a willingness to listen. 

Culture Catalyst: Driving Organizational Transformation and Culture Change with Courage. In this talk, Nikkia Reveillac delves into the art and science of driving organizational transformation and culture change based on her own experiences as a trailblazing change agent at Netflix, Twitter, and Colgate-Palmolive. She unveils practical strategies and insightful anecdotes on the power of empathy, wargaming, relationship-building, creative thinking, and communication in fostering cultural shifts in companies of all sizes, and across industries. She also underscores the crucial role of authentic leadership in shaping organizational culture, emphasizing the need for leaders who embody the values they seek to instill within their teams, while also sharing firsthand lessons on navigating cultural nuances, breaking down silos, and fostering collaboration across departments and regions. With a focus on how to create inclusive environments where everyone feels valued and empowered to contribute their best work, Reveillac equips audiences with the tools and mindset needed to become agents of change in their own organizations and harness the power of empathy and innovation to drive meaningful cultural change and achieve lasting success.

Empathy at the Core: Redefining Leadership for the Modern Era. In this thought-provoking and enlightened talk, Nikkia Reveillac explores effective leadership in the modern era, highlighting empathy's crucial role in organizational success and personal fulfillment. Drawing on her global executive experience, she shares practical strategies for empathy-driven leadership that fosters connection and innovation within teams. As part of the talk, Reveillac challenges traditional leadership notions, advocating for a human-centric approach rooted in authenticity and genuine connection. Her personal anecdotes illustrate empathy's impact on navigating challenges, fostering collaboration, and driving change. As she shares, by prioritizing empathy, leaders can create inclusive environments where team members feel valued and empowered. She also discusses empathy's importance in customer relationships, driving innovation and brand loyalty. Attendees will leave inspired to lead with compassion and authenticity, equipped to navigate complexities in various spheres of life.

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