Katlean is a natively trilingual innovation scout who travels the world to see, find, and show new technologies that will make our lives better. First on the scene with her pop-culture trend forecasts, Katlean de Monchy reveals how style and technology are converging to change the way we live today – and tomorrow. On the inside track as she reveals the human side of technology – the stories behind the start-ups and the individuals innovating at a corporate level - Katlean inspires her audience with a fresh, exciting vision for the future.
Sharing trending insights with knowledge and humor, Katlean appears frequently on CNN Clix where she broadcasts directly from CES. She has also been a recognizable presence on, Univision, Fox, Extra, E! and Inside Edition. NEXTPERT REPORT her annual digital trend report, making her a sought-after resource for those who want to be in the know about tech innovations on the horizon in ever industry. As the host and producer of the styleXtech events held during Fashion Week in New York, Katlean gathers top global media and influencers for an experiential showcase demonstrating in real time the most innovative products and tech developments influencing fitness, beauty and fashion, plus how technology is changing style and how style is being embraced by technology.
Natively tri-lingual, Katlean is fluent in Spanish and French as well as English, a result of her global upbringing, allowing her a unique perspective on trends emerging from all corners of the world. Speaking woman to woman, Katlean skillfully shares news of how technology can give a new mother peace of mind or elevate a kitchen to a state-of-the-art hub for family activities. She advocates Girls Who Code giving her the tools to talk tech comfortably with the uber-connected tweens and teens of Generation Z, the two billion early adopters shaping the future.
"One thing we can count on - that every industry and every lifestyle activity is going to go through a technology revolution. Don't read about it after it has happened. Be there are the front lines."