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Wednesday, September 18 • 10:00am - 11:30am
SPARK Creations presents 'Founding Partners: The Secret to Building a Strong Partnership'

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Many startups now have multiple Founders. Finding the right partner and building a strong relationship can be tricky especially during the startup phase. What is unique about the Founder partnership? What are key elements to building the foundation for new Founders? What are tips to strengthen the Founder partnership?

In this 90 minute interactive session, each Founder partnership will begin the session with sharing their story and then we will have table conversations with each Founder partnership, rotating World Cafe style.

Moderated by Lorie Corcuera and Aileen de la Torre of SPARK Creations & Company, we will hear from Founding Partners at MuseFind, Jennifer Yemu Li Chiang, CEO/Co-Founder and Andry Tanusdjaja, CFO/Co-Founder; at Routific, Marc Kuo, Founder/CEO and Suzanne Ma, Co-Founder/CMO; and at ElevenEleven, Tess Sloane, Co-Founder and Alisha Adams, Co-Founder.

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Tess Sloane

Co-Founder, ElevenEleven Talent
Tess is a firm believer in the philosophy of transformation, with concrete examples throughout her 14+ years in the HR industry. She has catalyzed purpose-led paths for people and worked for global brands renown for their transformative People Practices and HR strategies.Using her... Read More →
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Alisha Adams

Co-Founder, ElevenEleven Talent
Alisha is fed by passion and fuelled by connection. With over a decade in Talent Acquisition, she has transformed careers and lives across industries—and oceans.Having studied Fashion Merchandising and worked with global apparel brands, Alisha has a strong knowledge of the product... Read More →
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Marc Kuo

CEO/Founder, Routific
Marc is the Founder and CEO of Routific. He is an expert on advanced route optimization algorithms and brings more than a decade of experience in the field of logistics. He is married to his co-founder, Suzanne.
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Suzanne Ma

CMO, Routific
Suzanne is co-founder and CMO of Routific. She worked as a journalist for nearly a decade, and published a book about the Chinese immigrant experience, before changing gears and diving into the startup world. She is married to her co-founder, Marc.
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Jennifer Yemu Li Chiang

CEO/Co-Founder, MuseFind
Experience: MIT Launch - Sloan School of Business mentorERA NYC Alumni 2015UI/UX Designer for Harvard Business Publishing - designed one of the first digital versions of a Harvard Business Publication Jennifer is an experienced influencer marketing and technology leader. As a former... Read More →
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Andry Tanusdjaja

COO/CFO, MuseFind
Andry is the Co-Founder, COO/CFO of MuseFind. Andry led the creation of MuseFind’s customer success playbook to manage over 300 clients with 6k collaborations among 23k influencers. Andry comes from the corporate world of finance formally from Teck, Shell Deloitte, and TELUS. He... Read More →
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Lorie Corcuera

CEO/Co-Founder, SPARK Creations
Lorie Corcuera is the Co-Founder and CEO at SPARK Creations & Company Inc., a training and development organization that inspires people and companies to create meaningful cultures and workplaces. Over the past 20 years, Lorie has cultivated her people and culture development, community... Read More →
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Aileen De la Torre

CFO/Co-Founder, SPARK Creations
As the Co-Founder and CFO at SPARK Creations & Company Inc., Aileen leads with a desire for constant improvement and growth, personally, professionally, and for the people that are fortunate enough to come in contact with her. Aileen has over 20 years of experience specializing in... Read More →

Wednesday September 18, 2019 10:00am - 11:30am PDT
eUBC UBC Robson Square, 800 Robson Street, V6Z 3B7 Room 1900