AmCham Shanghai's Future Leaders Committee will hold an evening sharing session by Yoan Rigart-Lenisa, the winner of the 2019 AmCham Entrepreneurship Award. Come join us 6:00 - 8:30pm, Dec 11th at the AmCham Shanghai Office for a tale of motivation and resilience, lessons learned and hard work. Yoan will talk about his journey of how he started off as a fresh faced graduate in Shanghai to launching one of the leading digital agencies in China and venturing into the food & beverage industry.

This will be a casual evening event that comes with catering from one of Yoan's latest F&B endeavors - Urban Tuk Tuk (free for AmCham members).

A Short Introduction

Yoan Rigart-Lenisa is the CEO of IT Consultis, an independent digital agency composed of over 80 talents with offices in Shanghai, Ho Chi Minh City, and Singapore on its route to becoming a leader in digital transformation and omnichannel solutions.

Aside from finding success in the digital world, Yoan also jumped headfirst into the food & beverage world by opening Urban Thai, a restaurant that celebrates Thai cuisine and healthy nutrition. Today, The Urban Thai Group has three locations in Shanghai and a delivery platform called Urban Tuk Tuk. The chain is well-known among the expat community of the city and has been recently awarded the title of Best Southeast Asian Restaurant by Chope.

Not stopping here, the next mission for Yoan is to help tech startups grow and develop by creating ITC's Tech Accelerator.


6:00 pm Reception & Networking

6:15 pm Talk by Yoan

7:30 pm Q&A

8:30 pm Event Ends

About the Future Leader of the Year Awards

This was the fourth annual Future Leaders of the Year Awards, which recognizes young trailblazers under 41 in the community, whether through contributions to the community, success in their professional careers, or starting their entrepreneurial ventures. To celebrate the winners and share their stories, we will hold a series of mixers with the winners. Please click https://www.amcham-shanghai.org/en/article/future-leaders-year-awards-august-member-briefing​ for more about the awards.i


  • Yoan Rigart-Lenisa (CEO of IT Consultis)

    Yoan Rigart-Lenisa

    CEO of IT Consultis

    Yoan is an entrepreneur with 12 years of experience in China and the founder of various successful ventures in the digital, consulting, and F&B industry. Part of EO (Entrepreneurs’ Organization), he started building companies from scratch to follow the footsteps of his grandfather, whom he considers his inspiration and source of motivation.

    Two of the ventures he founded are well known amongst the Shanghai community: IT Consultis and Urban Thai.

    IT Consultis is one of the leading Digital Agency in China, with a diverse and fast-growing team of 60+ digital experts hailing from fifteen countries, working with multinational and fortune 500s companies. Urban-Thai is a beloved local chain of restaurants in Shanghai, promoting Thai cuisine as well as healthy eating.

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A prepayment is required when choosing 'Standard Price'.

Member Ticket
Member Price Free
Member Company Employee Ticket
Standard Price RMB 200
Door Price RMB 300
Non-Member Ticket
Standard Price RMB 500
Door Price RMB 600


AmCham Shanghai Conference Center

Suite 568, Shanghai Centre, 1376 Nanjing Road West, Puxi
Shanghai, China

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