Shelley Laslett is the CEO and Co-Founder of Vitae – a startup that takes neuroscience out of the lab and into life to help people grow themselves and their businesses. Using the latest neuroscience, Vitae helps businesses improve performance by empowering people, teams and leaders with practical neurological knowledge, tailored learning programs, brain based coaching and advisory services. Shelley is a social scientist, with post-graduate qualifications in neuroscience and psychology from King’s College London.
As well as being the CEO of Vitae, Shelley is also a startup advisor, startup mentor, startup board member and international speaker. Previously, Shelley was the General Manager of YBF Ventures – a startup incubator and VC fund. Prior to entering the start-up world, Shelley was an international strategy and innovation consultant with Accenture UK.
She has worked with a number of companies to help them change, growth and bring their new ideas to life. Some of the companies Shelley has worked with include; The Walt Disney Company, LinkedIn, Salesforce, NASDAQ, Techstars, Telstra, Deloitte, Westpac, Swarovski, Diageo, Channel Nine, AgriDigital, WeWork Labs, Founders Factory, marie claire, Qantas, Cover Genius, SKY Plc, Optus, Lloyds Banking Group, OMD, Fig & Bloom, Commonwealth Bank, Tank Stream Labs, Body Image Movement, Entrepreneurs Organisation, Verizon Media, Springboard Enterprises, ANZ Bank, Sunculture, Bupa Australia, VMware, Dentsu Aegis Network, Fonterra, IBM, Royal Dutch Shell, Tech Ready Women and EY.
Shelley’s clients describe her as; “One of the best presenters in the country. Her energy is unmissable and contagious. She is a gifted performer combining warmth, showmanship and science. Even though she speaks deeply about big neurological concepts, she is very relatable and always interacts with the audience leaving them energised..”