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Hi, I’m Sophie

Business Strategist & Coach

Marketing innovation, new business models, brand leadership & international business

For the past 20 years I have been helping businesses, entrepreneurs, professionals and executives build powerful brands and grow their businesses internationally.

A seasoned strategy consultant, coach and facilitator, expert in commercializing innovation, I worked with some of the largest professional services firms in the world (BCG, McKinsey), multinationals, Fortune 500 companies, organizational leaders, SMB owners and entrepreneurs to transform their business and build world-class products and services. Including TD Bank, Sensio, Groupe Marcelle, The Associated Press, Rogers, CM Labs.

My passion: to help talented business owners, professionals and hi-achieving executives build hi-impact brands and businesses, new business models that make the world a better place.

A unique blend of world-class business, personal development and conscious leadership wisdom: 

  • 20 years Strategy consultant, coach & mentor: marketing, technology & innovation

  • Executive MBA from Kellogg, post grad London School of Economics

  • MSc & BAA from HEC Montreal

  • Lecturer at HEC Montreal and Tongi University (Shanghai)

  • Business coach, expert in commercializing innovation, for startup accelerators

  • Mentor at HEC Montreal Ecole des Dirigeants – new business models

  • Certified Coach (CTI), personal branding (W. Arruda), NLP Master Practitionner

  • 18 years with international coach Tony Robbins, in results coaching and senior leadership

  • Yoga teacher, mindfulness practitioner and dive master

  • Fluent in French, English and Spanish

Before I founded Evola, I worked with some of the largest professional services firms in the world, multinationals, Fortune 500 companies, organizational leaders, SMB owners and entrepreneurs to build world-class innovative brands and businesses, achieving outstanding results in fast-changing global context.

Author of upcoming book on game-changing business and feminine leadership called Startupability: How Women Build Their Own Path and Reinvent Business. I have also been featured in La Presse, Journal des Affaires, Le devoir, Metro, Premium Magazine, Advertising Age, Mind Body Green, Your Tango, Chase Manhattan blog, CTV The Social, Shanghai Talk.

World traveler, I lived and worked on all 5 continents – 5 yrs in New York, 7 in Paris, 2 in London, 2 in Shanghai - visited over 72 countries, before coming back to my hometown, one of the major centers for innovation and creativity in the world - Montreal. My work has impacted thousands of people.