28 Apr April 28, 2023 – Online Apparel Sales Brian Wong and Purposeful Growth Mark Mears
Brian Wong – Co-Founder of NORMANS Apparel
Brian is one of the two Co-Founders of Green Work Apparel, the parent company of multiple online fashion brands, including NORMANS, which has recently launched in North America. What’s interesting about Brian and his business partner is that they are running this venture while still accelerating their corporate jobs. They also function in a fully remote operating model, their business was incorporated in early 2021, and the last time they met in person was in 2019. Brian previously held the position of Consulting Manager in data and analytics at a top global consulting firm, and is currently working as a Senior Product Manager for one of the top traveling tech companies. In terms of credentials, Brian has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto. He has earned two Master’s Degrees from Queen’s University (an MBA and a Master Of Management Analytics) and also holds a CPA. Brian obtained all of these qualifications within five years.
Mark A. Mears – Chief Growth Officer for LEAF Growth Ventures, LLC and Author of The Purposeful Growth Revolution: 4 Ways to Grow from Leader to Legacy Builder
Mark A. Mears is a #1 Best Selling author, keynote speaker, consultant, and visionary business leader. He has a significant track record of building shareholder value—driving innovation and profitable growth among world-class, high-profile brands such as PepsiCo/Pizza Hut, McDonald’s, Frito-Lay, JCPenney, NBCUniversal, and The Cheesecake Factory. Today, Mark serves as Chief Growth Officer for LEAF Growth Ventures, LLC—a consulting firm inspiring individuals, teams, and organizations to find purpose in fulfilling their true growth potential while making a positive, lasting difference in the world. Mark has just released his new book titled, The Purposeful Growth Revolution: 4 Ways to Grow from Leader to Legacy Builder. He plans to amplify his thesis with related speaking, consulting, and eLearning platforms. Mark is also a member of the Senior Leader Network within Conscious Capitalism, Inc., a global organization whose mission he shares: Elevating Humanity Through Business.
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