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Sharon Kan

2017 Speaker

SHARON KAN is the CEO and co-founder of Pepperlane, a place for mothers to start and grow their businesses and cultivate their entrepreneurial spirit. Prior to her current role, she was entrepreneur-in-residence at Accomplice, chairwoman of Luminoso Technologies and chairwoman of Orora Global. She is a co-founder of the WIN (Women Innovating Now) Lab at Babson College. Kan has spent 20 years growing successful businesses in high potential markets. She was instrumental in developing and leading companies from inception to successful acquisition including Tikatok (sold to Barnes & Noble), Zoomix (acquired by Microsoft), C-Ark (acquired by SSA Global, now Infor), and Demantra (acquired by Oracle). Kan earned an executive MBA from the University of Bradford in the UK, a BA in business from the College of Management in Israel, and is a graduate of the French culture program of the Sorbonne University in Paris, France. @sjkan