Regina Cabal - Chief Innovation Officer & Partner - Business as Unusual

Regina Cabal

The essence of innovation and entrepreneurship often lies in seeing the world not just as it is, but as it could be. This visionary perspective is embodied by Regina Cabal, the Chief Innovation Officer at Business as Unusual, a firm that prides itself on a human-centered approach to innovation, digital transformation, and startup development. With a career that spans over 17 years, Regina has left her mark on the innovation landscape, helping over 100 Fortune 500 companies navigate the complexities of innovation and strategy. Her journey is a testament to the power of blending professional acumen with a deep-seated passion for social impact, evidenced by her founding of Momlancers in 2017. This platform is a beacon for professional mothers across Latin America, offering them a marketplace to showcase their talents and engage in meaningful work.

Regina’s impact stretches beyond her entrepreneurial ventures. She is a recognized speaker and consultant, known for her ability to engage, inspire, and support her audience towards fostering more innovative, diverse, and inclusive cultures within their organizations. Her work with Momlancers is particularly noteworthy, as it not only supports the professional growth of women but also addresses larger societal challenges around gender roles and workplace inclusivity. Through her speaking engagements, workshops, and her role at Business as Unusual, Regina champions the idea that true value creation in business is inherently human-centered. This philosophy resonates across her various initiatives, whether it’s leading diversity workshops for major corporations or sharing the business case for Momlancers at prestigious institutions like IPADE, CIMAD, and UP.

Regina’s expertise in innovation is further enriched by her background in communications and her recognition as a mentor for the Mass Challenge acceleration program. Forbes has also acknowledged her contributions to the business world, listing her among the 30 promises of business in 2021. Her leadership at Business as Unusual has been instrumental in developing sustainable, user-attractive ideas, products, services, and solutions, catering to a diverse range of clients from Pepsico to Oracle, and smaller enterprises like Host a Pet and Entrepenup. Regina’s strategic vision, backed by her extensive experience and accolades in the entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystem, positions her as a pivotal figure in reshaping how businesses approach innovation from a human-centered perspective.

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Regina Cabal

Chief Innovation Officer / Partner

Business as Unusual

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