Speaker Bio

 - Hussein Hallak

Hussein Hallak

General Manager, Launch Academy

Hussein is the General Manager and Head Mentor at Launch Academy, one of Canada’s leading tech startup hubs. As a serial entrepreneur and startup advisor, he has built over 20 startups, and mentored and trained over 1000 entrepreneurs. He speaks on inspiring entrepreneurship and unleashing breakthrough performance, and has been featured in Forbes, BBC, Entrepreneur, DailyHive (VancityBuzz), Roundhouse Radio, Vancouver Courier and Notable for his expertise on strategically building sustainable startups.

Hussein is also Executive Director at TiE Vancouver, Instructor at Capilano University, and Tech Panelist on Roundhouse Radio, and former Director of Marketing at TEDxStanleyPark; one of the world’s largest and most successful TEDx events. In past, he has been involved with BNI Middle East, the world’s largest business networking organization with over 200,000 worldwide members as the Director of Learning & Development.

He is also the founder and former CEO of INFIN8VENTURES, an award-winning communications agency that won the prestigious SNCR Excellence in New Communications Award for Social Media Marketing alongside UBC and Adobe.