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Emilie Cushman

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Tech Entrepreneur


2012 BComm, Odette School of Business
2019 CEO, Kira Talent

Emilie Cushman has forged her own path to stardom in the tech sector before her 30th birthday. An Odette-moulded entrepreneur, Emilie runs of Kira Talent, a multi-million-dollar technology company that produces innovative admissions software for universities around the world. As CEO, Emilie is responsible for establishing and articulating the growing company’s strategic vision, managing its internal and external stakeholders, building its team, and nurturing its corporate culture. Amongst many other honours, she has been named an HSBC Woman Leader of Tomorrow, a Forbes 30 Under 30 Class of 2019 member, and one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women.


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