Nicole Biondi is the strategic Head of Marketing and Communications for Innovation Edge (IE), a South African-based innovation catalyst and social impact investor focused on early childhood. IE acts as a catalytic connector and provides financial, strategic and programmatic support to entrepreneurs and innovators from diverse sectors, to positively transform early life experiences for young children living in poverty. In addition to being a skilled strategist and communicator, Biondi brings to the team her dynamic leadership skills, public speaking prowess and cool, calm and creative problem-solving skills. She has over 15 years’ experience in the fields of marketing, communications and public relations within a number of sectors.