Top Rated Speakers
Speaker DirectoryHomeFinance


Theodora Lau


Unconventional Ventures

Country or State

United States


Theo is a public speaker, writer, and advisor, who work seeks to spark innovation in the public and private sectors for the benefits of the forgotten demographics and to create a more inclusive society. She is the founder of Unconventional Ventures, which focuses on developing and growing an ecosystem of financial institutions, corporations, startups, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and accelerators to better address the unmet needs of consumers, with keen interests in women and underrepresented founders. As part of her work, she regularly mentors and advises startups in both financial services and healthcare/caregiving space. Theo speakers regularly on the topics of AI, Equality, FinTech, and Longevity. She is a guest contributor for various top industry events, publications, and podcasts, including Journal of Digital Banking, Harvard Business Review, Nikkei Asia, MIT Tech Review, Money20/20, Finovate, RISE, American Banker, Breaking Banks, Financial Brand, Irish Tech News, Mercer, and INV Filter. She is the co-author of Beyond Good - How technology is leading a purpose-driven business revolution. She is also the host of One Vision, a podcast on innovation and fintech, and runs a weekly newsletter (FinTech Prose) on emerging technologies (such as Voice and AI), inclusion, longevity, fintech, and innovation. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), and a Master of Science in Project Management from George Washington University.

Similar Speakers

Current Position

Founder at Unconventional Ventures


Bachelor of Science (BS), Chemical Engineering