LGC Founder & Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Ms. Sophia Harris MBA (University of Miami Alumna) BSc has earned more than two decades of experience in Business Management, Business Development, Digital Marketing, Sports Commercialization and Digital Strategy at a C-Suite/Senior Executive Level and a trusted track record and reputation for producing results , effecting disruptive change aligned with Global future trends and successfully digitally transforming Businesses.
In April 2023 Ms. Harris added to her many professional certifications with a META PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE- Social Media Marketing / Meta Digital Marketing Professional Associate and in June 2022 a GOOGLE Professional Certification- Digital Marketing and E-Commerce as well as the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Certificate in Investment Promotion Agency Strategy- The Next Generation and Open University UK- Digital Scholar.
In September 2022, Ms. Harris earned a Certification in Women's Entrepreneurship from BANK OF AMERICA Institute at eCornell, USA.
In November 2022, Ms. Harris earned a Certification in Digital Transformation from Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and The University of Virginia, USA.
As A Bank Of America Professional Certified in Women's Entrepreneurship, the LGC Founder has made a specific commitment to the empowerment and support of Female Founders, Female Entrepreneurs and Women In Business.
Ms. Harris was selected to join the PSOJ Gender and Disability Affairs Committee in 2023.
Ms. Harris is an official 'Global Citizen', a gold member of the Global Citizen Movement dedicated to ending extreme global poverty and working towards gender equality, and equal opportunity.
LGC~ Member of PSOJ, JMEA and Go-Digital Development Bank of Jamaica BDO Partner- VTA program. LGC participated in the Ministry of Finance and Public Service Public Procurement Readiness Project and is an authorized holder of a PPC Certificate of Registration.
Ms. Harris MBA is also a Certified Six Sigma Professional Leadership Cultural Transformation through Process change (University of Miami), Coaching in Modern times (Univ of Miami), Cyber Security Innovation (Univ of Miami), Project Management (Univ of Miami), Certified Executive Coach (PMI), Certified Strategic Planner (NASBA, PMI), Certified Digital Strategist (PMI), Certified Digital Transformation Strategist (NASBA) , Certified Integrated Digital Marketing Strategist (PMI), Certified Corporate Governance Strategist (QMS) and Certified Strategic Negotiator (NASBA).
Ms. Harris has traveled the world amassing a global business and media network, also garnering over a decade of experience in International Business Relations, working for many years developing a Special Economic Zone (SEZ), involved in the importation of raw material, manufacturing and distribution of a wide variety of products across multiple industries, within and outside the Territory of Jamaica , negotiating Global deals with business affiliated across with world inclusive of - The Middle East, China, Dominican Republic, Cuba, Panama, The UK, North America and Europe.
During Ms. Harris' just under three years as a Director- Marketing & Business Development at the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), aligned with her commitment to global promotion of Brand Jamaica, Ms. Harris managed the Jamaica International Football Brand Assets: The 'Reggae Boyz, Reggae Girlz, JFFLive- The JFF Digital Platform, JFFTv- The JFF Content Development & Production arm, Reggae Football and the National JFF ' among others to re-position and re-brand these assets on the International Football Stage, signing a minimum of 15 Sponsorship and affiliate deals across the world utilizing the afore-mentioned brands with local and Global brands including- EA Sports, Apple, Jamaica National Group, UMBRO, Caribbean Airlines, Digicel, Alacran Foundation, Bob Marley Foundation, Stewart's Automotive Group, Sherwin Williams, Burger King, Gustazos, Wisynco Group, Jamaica Producers, HERBS and others, before her departure into the formation and development of her Consulting Business- LGC. Ms Harris traveled the world with the National Football Teams and in her tenure developed International Business and Media connections of tremendous worth.
In 2020 Ms. Harris ventured into the Technology space, further developing her background in Digitization and E-Commerce, accepting an offer to develop future digital leaders as General Manager at iCreate Institute, thereafter diving fully into the Technology Space for seven months, as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) at Ingenuity Technologies Ltd. where, during her tenure there, Ms. Harris spearheaded numerous projects leading to near impossible revenue growth during the Covid-19 induced pandemic, as well as negotiated and closed on a major sponsorship deal with Flow Foundation , C&W Business as well as Gustazos for the launch of the Caribbean's first Freelance Platform.
In March 2021 Ms. Harris was heralded Dell (USA & International) Women Entrepreneur's Network (DW/EN) Woman Entrepreneur of the Week.
Ms. Harris now dedicates her time to offering access to Global Best Practices, Expert Support , Executive Coaching and Professional Business Consulting Services primarily to micro, small and medium enterprises via the development and expansion of Lau Global Consulting. (#LGC)
Ms. Harris has amassed under LGC, a Conglomerate of Professional Experts in the fields of- Digital Marketing, Website Development, Content Development, E-Commerce, , Digital EcoSystem Strategy, Global Media, Executive Coaching, Negotiation, Live Streaming, Communications, SEO, Analytics, Strategy, Project Management, Accounting and Technology Solutions for MSME's.
LGC has two International Advisers, each with over ten years experience in Global Management Consulting.
University of Miami Alumna
University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, USA
Masters in Business Administration- MBA
Marketing & E-Commerce
University of The West Indies
Bachelor of Science- BSc
Business Management Studies
>20 Years C-Suite/Senior Executive Business Management
>20 Global Marketing/ Strategic Marketing
>20 Years in Global Contract/Deal Negotiations/ Business Development
>10 years in Digital marketing, Technology Solutions, Digital Transformation, Global Business and Brand Footprint, Global Communications, Strategic Partnership Development
Investment Promotion Agency Strategy- Inter-American Dev. Bank (IDB)
GOOGLE Professional Certificate- Digital Marketing & E-Commerce
Meta- Digital Marketing Professional Certification
Boston Consulting Group- Digital Transformation
Open University UK- Digital Scholar
BANK OF AMERICA- Women's Entrepreneurship
Project Management- University of Miami Cert
Communication- Univ. of Miami Cert
Innovation of Cyber Security- Univ. of Miami Cert
Coaching in modern times- Univ. of Miami Cert
Professional Management- Univ. of Miami Cert
Strategic Planning- NASBA CPE QAS Cert
Strategic Planning- PMI Institute Certification
Strategic Planning- Linkedin Certification
Executive Coaching- PMI Institute Certification
Executive Coaching- Linkedin Certification
Digital Transformation- Boston Consulting Group
Digital Transformation Tips- NASBA CPE QAS Cert
E-Commerce Fundamentals- Linkedin Certification
Strategic Negotiation- NASBA CPE QAS Certification
Negotiation Skills- Linkedin Certification
Public Relations- NASBA Certification
SEO Fundamentals- NASBA CPE QAS Certification
SEO Fundamentals- Linkedin Certification
Project Management- NASBA CPE QAS Certification
Project Management- PMI Institute Certification
Social Media Marketing- Linkedin
Cloud Concepts & Strategy- Linkedin
Leading Change- NASBA CPE QAS Certification
Writing Ad Copy- NASBA CPE QAS Certification
Advertising on Facebook Advanced- Linkedin Cert
Integrated Online Marketing Planning- PMI Institute
Digital Strategy- PMI Institute Cert
Marketing Analytics- Linkedin Cert
Corporate Governance - Alison (QMS CPD) Cert
DW/EN- Dell Women Entrepreneurs International (Hailed DW/EN Woman Entrepreneur of the week and Month in March 2021)
Cane 2 Cane Professional Network- University of Miami (USA) Mentorship and Career Networking Association
University of Miami Alumni Association- Go Canes!
University of Miami Black Alumni Association
Development Bank of Jamaica Go-Digital BDO
Private Sector Organization of Jamaica (PSOJ)
Jamaica Manufacturers & Exporters Association (JMEA)
Let #LGC help you generate revenue, plan for strategic growth, negotiate the partnership deals, develop the new digital customer experience and build the Global brand image you need to thrive in the NEW Global Digital Economy.
Our CEO leads a team of experts engaged on a project by project basis to ensure we give you access to the best, tailored solutions aligned to your business vision and brand promise.
The LGC Team are EXPERTS in:
❖ E-Commerce Strategy
❖ Executive Coaching
❖ Management Consulting
❖ Strategic Planning
❖ Deal/ Contract Negotiations
❖ Sports Business & Brand Management
❖ Digital Transformation of Business Model
❖ IT Solutions
❖ Digital Strategy
❖ Revenue Growth Strategy
❖ Website Development
❖ Webinar hosting, branding & coordination
❖ Social Media Strategy
❖ Strategic Digital Content Development
❖ Global Digital Marketing
❖ Strategic Partnerships/ Brand Connectivity
❖ Sponsorship Proposals/Negotiations
❖ Business Plan Development
❖ Professional Business Services- Accounting
❖ Business Documentation
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Check out our Founder, Sophia Harris MBA, as she represents Jamaica as a Global Citizen in the official G7 Summit in 2022
We are pleased to share that Lau Global Consulting (LGC) is now a #GOOGLE & META CERTIFIED Professional and Boston Consulting Group (BCG) Digital Transformation CERTIFIED Member of the PSOJ and the JMEA .