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22 minutes | Oct 8, 2018
Wealthsimple: CFO Leen Li
Meet Leen Li, Chief Financial Officer of Wealthsimple. Growing up in rural China, Leen's family made $30 a month and ate nothing potatoes and cabbages to survive through the winters. In this episode, Leen discusses how her life has changed since moving to Canada, how her tough upbringing taught her the importance of resilience and gratitude, and reveals her thoughts on the Asia-North America technology divide. She shares with us her story of joining Wealthsimple, what a day in the life of a CFO looks like, and offers advice to new grads entering the tech workforce.
22 minutes | Jul 24, 2018
Real Ventures: Partner Janet Bannister
Janet Bannister is a Partner at Real Ventures, Canada's largest early-stage venture capital firm, Founder of Kijiji, and former Director at eBay. In this episode, Janet discusses her journey from Silicon Valley to Toronto and gives advice to young graduates finding their way.
16 minutes | Jan 3, 2018
SnapTravel: CTO Henry Shi
SnapTravel: CTO Henry Shi by Tell Me More: Careers in Tech & Business Interviews
9 minutes | Dec 26, 2017
Chefanie: Founder Stephanie Nass
Stephanie Nass is the founder of the food businesses Chefanie and Victory Club! Her company makes decorative wrapping sheets, and her products have been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Refinery29. In today's episode, Stephanie tells us about her journey from studying art history at Columbia University, becoming a financial analyst in Silicon Valley, to finally pursuing her passion for baking at Chefanie.
28 minutes | Oct 30, 2017
500px: CEO Andy Yang
Andy Yang is the CEO of 500px, the world's premiere photography platform. Funded by the leading VC-firm Andreessen Horowitz, 500px has 12 million users in every country in the world. In today's episode, Andy details his experience moving from VC to entrepreneur, what 500px's company culture is like, and explains his job as CEO of a leading tech company.
22 minutes | Sep 30, 2017
Coffee Meets Bagel: CMO Dawoon Kang
Dawoon Kang is the Co-Founder of Coffee Meets Bagel, one of today's leading online dating apps. Launched in 2012, the app has created more than 2.5 billion introductions, receives more than 200,000 visitors each month, and has connected more than 50,000 happy couples! In today's episode, Dawoon discusses her experience as a firsthand entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, whether or not a MBA is necessary to succeed in the startup world, and what it was like turning down $30 million dollars from Mark Cuban - the biggest offer in Shark Tank history. Enjoy!
28 minutes | Sep 17, 2017
Scotiabank: CMO John Doig
John Doig is the Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Scotiabank, one of Canada's largest banks. He's also the CEO of SCENE, the leading loyalty program in Canada. In today's episode, John breaks down some marketing stereotypes, discusses how to create a marketing strategy that serves 23 million customers, and his journey to how he got to where he is today. Enjoy!
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