June 21, 2019

From fake ads monitoring to building a pet society: insights from the LebNet Toronto event

From disrupting ads through machine learning to building a pet society in Canada and the US, LebNet Toronto’s event on June 19 had something for everyone.
Gathered at VentureX Canada, 30 people showed up to listen to Hisham Ghostine, CEO and President – Media Brands at Dentsu Aegis Network Canada and Pele Dagher, founder

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May 29, 2019

10 Questions With Nora Denzel, Director of AMD, Ericsson and Talend Software

Nora Denzel is a Silicon Valley software industry veteran with over 30 years experience in technology. She currently serves on the board of directors of AMD, Ericsson and Talend software. She retired from Intuit in 2012 as the SVP of Big Data and started her career in 1984 as a software engineer for IBM. She

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May 10, 2019

10 Questions with Senior IBM Engineer Jeanine Akiki

Jeanine Akiki is a proud native of Beirut, Lebanon who came to the U.S. in 1983.  She graduated with a B.S. in electrical engineering from Western New England University in 1986 and earned an M.S. in electrical engineering in 1987 from The University of Vermont.  
Her career has spanned over 30 years with IBM

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April 10, 2019

10 Questions with Habib Kairouz, LebNet board member and Managing Partner at Rho Capital Ventures

[Editor’s Note: This is the first article of a new series called ‘10 Questions With’, where we ask C-level executives, serial entrepreneurs and senior professionals 10 personal and professional questions and give them a platform to share their wisdom in their own words. The series targets LebNet members.]
Habib Kairouz received a B.S in Engineering

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February 25, 2019

How Asurion grew from a small roadside assistance company to a multibillion-dollar mobility end-point servicing business

Headquartered in Nashville, Asurion is one of the largest and fastest growing subscriber-based businesses in the world.  In a little over 20 years, Asurion has expanded to provide its award-winning services to over 150 million wireless customers, with over 17 thousand employees in 21 countries around the world.
Co-founded in 1995 by current Chairman, Kevin

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