Daily Archives: February 13, 2014

Frank Chin, Elastic Path, Vancouver, talks to GEM & SFU students about the history of the company during Innovation Business Week

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On February 12th, 30 students from Grenoble Ecole de Management in the Transcontinental Vancouver Program visited Elastic Path with their fellow SFU classmates. You might wonder what this company does, so here is a brief summary of their past.

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Stephen Lazenby and Kelvin Ng, Global Relay, Vancouver, talk to GEM & SFU students about IT during Innovation Business Week

Global relay bannerThe transcontinental class was lucky to visit Global Relay on this Wednesday, 12th of February. Based in an entire building of Gastown, the students were welcomed by the director of business operations, Kelvin Ng, and the global head of product management, Stephen Lazenby. Created in 1999 their mission remains the same: “to be the number one provider of message and archive services to broker-dealers, investment advisors, hedge funds and banks globally, measured by total users, customers, and revenue”. Continue reading

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Kelly Bennett, Netflix, Vancouver, talks to GEM & SFU students about marketing during Innovation Business Week

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Grenoble EM and SFU students on the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Programme in Vancouver attended a Q & A discussion with Chief Marketing Officer of Netflix Kelly Bennett. Bennett is an alumnus of Simon Fraser University that has made his way into the world’s fifth most innovative company, Netflix. The event was organized by Beedie School of Business and chaired by the Dean of the business school, Daniel Shapiro.  Continue reading

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