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Lazaridis Expert Network

With experience from the world’s most successful companies, our experts comprise a diverse group of seasoned entrepreneurs, investors, and executives who share knowledge and valuable lessons to help Lazaridis ScaleUp companies achieve rapid growth and global success.

A sample of the Lazaridis Expert Network includes:

Goly Anvary

Goly Anvary

Former Head of Innovation and Digital Marketing, Gap Inc.

Megan Baier

Megan Baier

Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati

Michelle Banik

Former Chief People Officer/Global Head of Human Resources, OMERS

Geoff Baum

Geoff Baum

Former Entrepreneur in Residence, Adobe | Co-founder, Garage.com

Amanda Breckenridge

Amanda Breckenridge

Former Global Director of Sales Enablement, LinkedIn | Former Director of Sales, Twitter, Yelp

Chris Bryson

Chris Bryson

Founder and former CEO, Unata Inc. | Advisor, Instacart

Chris Caren

Chris Caren

CEO, Turnitin

José Benitez Cong

José Benitez Cong

Former Nest Head of Talent, Google | Former Technology Recruiting, Apple

Ann Crady Weiss

Co-founder and CEO, Hatch | Former SVP Consumer Experience, BabyCenter | Venture Partner, True Ventures

Ian Crosby

Ian Crosby

Co-founder and CEO, Bench

John Doyle

John Doyle

Former CEO, Castlight Health

April Dunford

April Dunford

Former VP Marketing, Huawei | Former COO, Tulip Retail

Lise Edwards

Lise Edwards

Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Robert Half | Former Director of Diversity and Inclusion and Compliance, Salesforce

Kim Fennell

Kim Fennell

Former Head of Global Product Partnerships, Uber | Former President and CEO, deCarta

Andrew Flett

Andrew Flett

Managing Partner, Growth Control Capital

Sloan Gaon

Sloan Gaon

CEO, PulsePoint | Former GM, GrubHub

Kara Gilbert

Kara Gilbert

Former Chief People Person, Turbonomic | Former Operating Partner, Bain Capital Ventures

Brandon Goldman

Brandon Goldman

VP of Sales, Qualio | Former Director of Sales, SurveyMonkey

Marie Goodell

Marie Goodell

Former VP Product Marketing, SAP HANA

Samer Hamadeh

Samer Hamadeh

Founder and CEO, Zeel Networks | Venture Partner, Corigin Ventures

Brent Ho-Young

Co-founder and CEO, Dream Payments

Max Jarvie

Max Jarvie

Senior Associate, BLG

Kimberly Kaplan

Former VP Product Management, Revenue Optimization and Marketing, POF.com

Kerry Kellogg

Kerry Kellogg

Partner, 3L Capital | Former Director, RSE Ventures

Tim Kendall

Tim Kendall

CEO, Moment | Former President, Pinterest | Former Director of Monetization, Facebook

Michael Litt

Michael Litt

Co-founder and CEO, Vidyard | Co-founder and General Partner, Garage Capital

Tom Loverro

Tom Loverro

General Partner, IVP

Loren Padelford

Loren Padelford

General Manager, Shopify Plus

Jackie Poriadjian-Asch

Jackie Poriadjian-Asch

Former CMO and CRO, ecobee | Former CMO, Canada Goose | Former SVP Global Brand Marketing, UFC

George Psiharis

George Psiharis

COO, Clio

Ada Chen Rekhi

Ada Chen Rekhi

Founder and COO, Notejoy | Former SVP Marketing, SurveyMonkey

Sachin Rekhi

Sachin Rekhi

Founder and CEO, Notejoy | Former Head of Product Sales Solutions, LinkedIn

Cassie Roblin

Cassie Roblin

Director Talent and HR, Symb.io

Benji Shomair

Benji Shomair

VP Commerce Business and Marketing, Facebook

Mike Silagadze

Mike Silagadze

Founder and CEO, Top Hat

Nicole Smith

Nicole Smith

Founder and CEO, Flytographer

Rebecca Stuart

Rebecca Stuart

Attorney, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati

Dave Weiss

Dave Weiss

Co-founder and COO, Hatch | SVP Product Management and CTO, BabyCenter

Mike Wessinger

Mike Wessinger

Founder and CEO, PointClickCare

Alexandra Wilkis Wilson

Alexandra Wilkis Wilson

SVP Consumer Strategy and Innovation, Allergan | Co-founder Gilt.com, GLAMSQUAD, Fitz Co.

Eva Wong

Eva Wong

Co-Founder and COO, Borrowell

Chris Yeh

Chris Yeh

Author, Blitzscaling | Co-founder, Global Scaling Academy

Andrew Zakem

Andrew Zakem

Former VP Client Development, RPX Corporation | Former VP Global Agency Sales, Marin Software

Jami Zakem

Jami Zakem

Former VP, Global Customer Success, Eventbrite | Former VP, Customer Success, Yelp

Lazaridis Experts come from the world’s most successful companies:

  • Adobe
  • Apple
  • Eventbrite
  • Facebook
  • Google
  • IBM
  • LinkedIn
  • Nest
  • Salesforce
  • Shopify
  • SurveyMonkey
  • Twitter
  • Yelp

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