Aurelie WenCEO APAC, Agorize
Aurelie is the CEO APAC at Agorize. In 2017, she founded Agorize North America in Montreal, following 2 years as head of marketing at Agorize in Paris. Agorize offers a platform for open innovation challenges. They put big businesses in touch with 5 million innovators from all over the world.Their 200 clients include TD, HSBC, National Bank, L’Oréal, Microsoft, AWS, Deloitte, The U.S. Department of Education, and Automation Anywhere. Aurelie won the award for best pitch at Startupfest 2018, as well as the Emerging Entrepreneur Award at C2 Montreal 2018.
She’s fascinated by how crowds can foster innovation and solve problems. Her company connects big businesses with internal and external innovators through an online collaboration platform, engaging a community of 5 million employees, students, and startups in 185 countries.
Aurelie is regularly invited to talk about open innovation, hackathons, entrepreneurship, diversity and inclusion in tech at conferences in the U.S. and Canada.