Full Name
Harley Finkelstein
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Speaker Bio
Harley Finkelstein is an entrepreneur, lawyer, and President of Shopify. He founded his first company at age 17 while a student at McGill. Mr. Finkelstein is an advisor to Felicis Ventures and one of the “Dragons” on CBC’s Next Gen Den. He also starred on Discovery Channel’s I Quit, a television series about hopeful entrepreneurs who decide to quit their 9-5 jobs to focus full-time on their side hustles. He received the Canadian Angel Investor of the Year Award, Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 Award, Fortune’s 40 Under 40, and was inducted into the Order of Ottawa. He previously served on the board of the C100 and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC).

Mr. Finkelstein completed his law degree as well as his M.B.A. at the University of Ottawa, where he co-founded the JD/MBA Student Society and the Canadian MBA Oath.
Harley Finkelstein