Candice Faktor, Managing Partner of Faktory Ventures
Candice is a tech investor, entrepreneur and exec with past roles including Global Head of Business and GM at Wattpad, Co-Founder of TorStar Digital (corporate venture and innovation arm), CEO and founder of Ourfaves.com and Strategy Consultant at Monitor. Candice has a passion for helping founders scale global companies and founded Faktory Ventures in 2017.
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Sally is an entrepreneur, investor, board member and advisor. As founder of ViXS Systems, Inc. , Sally oversaw its growth as a semiconductor technologies company, taking the company public in 2013. As Managing General Partner of Pool Global Partners, a VC fund, her focus is hard tech including quantum and AI. She has been a board of companies including Enlitic Inc. and Trillium.
Jay Rosenzweig is the founding partner of Rosenzweig & Company. He’s an expert in designing, building and attracting world class teams. He consults to public and private companies including large global corporations; emerging growth to mid-sized businesses; professional services firms; and private equity and venture capital firms.
Founder of Alive + Awake, Lindsay is a transformational leadership coach who has coached thousands of elite leaders to their highest potential. She began her career at A.T. Kearney, and has been a speaker and transformational leadership coach with elite leaders at many leading organizations, including Accenture, Starbucks, Deloitte, P&G, lululemon, and others.
Farrah is a passionate disruptor, relentlessly focused on identifying new ways to build authentic consumer connections that deepen brand affinity and create value. Farrah has spent her career transforming iconic brands like Philadelphia Cream Cheese and Trident Gum by pushing the boundaries of traditional CPG.
Tarun is one of the smartest product leaders in the tech community in Toronto, using a lab-style, experimental process to explore new market frontiers. Currently he is GM of Tap by Wattpad - an app for enjoying interactive chat stories. Tarun specializes in product design, with past roles at Blackberry and Amazon. He has a degree in Computer Engineering from Waterloo.