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Synthia Molina

Central IQ, Inc.

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Molina is a C-Suite business strategist, program director, and content producer who creates outcomes-accountable healthcare, education, and social-service solutions. Having launched multiple successful startups, she is a trusted go-to resource for innovators and entrepreneurs. Having managed crises for Johnson & Johnson, Smith+Nephew, and Baxter International, she is a fearless truth-teller, turnaround expert, and fast-growth advisor for executives in multinational corporations.


Molina most enjoys leading market, corporate, and product development initiatives for social-benefit pioneers (e.g., helping purpose-driven leaders build flourishing enterprises that contribute to a better functioning society). Focusing on high-value convergence markets created by disruptive events, technologies, and industries, Molina shares insights, implications, and imperatives for creating winning (1) go-to-market strategies; (2) market access, messaging, and engagement strategies; and (3) tech-enabled, value-based strategies that befit, beget, and bolster preemptive market leaders. She measures success in terms of real-world results.


Molina studied and worked with Peter F. Drucker at The Claremont Colleges' Drucker School of Management. She was the top-ranked graduate of the Drucker MBA program in 1989, directed the program in the mid-1990s, and served as the Alumni Association president in the early 2000s. A Distinguished Alumni Service Award winner, she remains a member of the School's Industry Advisory Board.