Emile Maamary is dedicated to encouraging technology innovation to improve quality of life. He has 10 years of experience in managing financial, strategic, and operational risks to enhance enterprise value. At Blanclink, a startup developing ride-sharing software, Emile's role expanded from growth acceleration to Marketing Analytics, Public Relations, and Social Media Marketing. Emile then co-founded Steadiwear after a firsthand experience with hand tremors within his family. He decided to make it his mission to solve this issue with novel stabilization technologies inspired by earthquake design. Emile furthered his skills in Business Strategy & development, Digital Marketing & Operations while getting the business its first $1M in non-dilutive funding and revenue. Emile actively mentors and advises start-ups in the Toronto ecosystem and is passionate about tennis, football, and HIIT workouts. As a co-founder & fellow mentor, Emile views mentoring as a core value, emphasizing personal and professional growth, knowledge transfer, and community building. He firmly believes in the reciprocal benefits of mentoring and is keen to connect with start-ups in the accessibility or assistive device space.
Along with discussing his career, Emile will be discussing the following with the students:
1) How to pick the right mentor and compensate them along your entrepreneurial journey
2) How to avoid the pitfalls of launching a medical device with a start-up
3) How to ensure product market fit without millions of dollars of marketing spend