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Harley Finkelstein

COO, Shopify

Harley Finkelstein is an impassioned entrepreneur, a spirited speaker, a fired-up “dragon” (on CBC TV’s Next Gen Den), a dedicated mentor and an enthusiastic practitioner of the art of the hustle. Indeed, the philosophy of the Shopify COO can be summed up as follows: go hard, go fast, build the best and execute. He’s helped grow “Canada’s smartest company” (Profit) and “one of the world’s most innovative companies” (Fast Company) into a commercial platform that powers more than 200,000 businesses with total sales in excess of $10 billion. Harley’s irresistible charm and great energy – as well as his insights into leveraging entrepreneurial aspirations – will have one and all doing the hustle.