CxO Innovation Festival Roundtable
July - , Singapore
Lauren joined MetLife Asia in 2015. She is currently AVP, Innovations at MetLife’s LumenLab and is responsible for building partnerships with start-ups, developing embedded insurance models, and M&A across Asia. After graduating from General Electric’s leadership development programs, Lauren spent time in New York City at NBC Universal in the areas of commercial finance and business development for television and digital advertising across 20+ local TV stations. Lauren relocated to Singapore in 2007 to lead NBC Universal’s corporate venture capital fund in Asia. In 2010, Lauren joined Nielsen as the Head of Commercial Finance & Corporate Development, responsible for Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa. During her time at Nielsen, Lauren led its entry into Myanmar in 2014 through a JV with MMRD, the largest market research company in Myanmar at the time. In 2015, Lauren co-led investment and strategic partnership discussions with INTAGE, a leading market research company in Japan. Lauren is fluent in English, Mandarin Chinese, and Bahasa Indonesia and holds a BBA from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Lauren currently resides in Singapore.