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Christine Renaud

CEO / Présidente Directrice générale, E-180

Biography

Christine is a Montreal-based social entrepreneur, CEO of E-180. We envision a world where all Humans can propel each other's greatness simply by sharing their experiences, knowledge, successes and failures with one another. In order to do so, E-180 turns events, spaces and cities into peer-learning hubs through « braindates »: face-to-face knowledge-sharing conversations. Before founding E-180, Christine graduated from the Harvard Graduate School of Education as a Knox Fellow, focusing on informal learning, and worked was a Podcast producer for New York-based Learning Matters.

Christine was recognized by BizBash in 2015 as one of the Most Innovative People in the Event Industry and won the Female Entrepreneur of the Year Award (Quebec) from Startup Canada. She is a contributing author to the book Knowmads Society and has shared her work with E-180 as a speaker in conferences such as C2 Montreal, TEDxLA, Tech Open Air (Berlin) SXSW 2013/2014 and #140edu in New York.

She is an advisor for multiple emerging tech or social enterprises, notably in the context of the Harvard i-Lab, Technovation Challenge for girls and the Founder Institute, as well as during events such as the Startup Weekend Edu ou Hacking Health. She loves to move her body and her mind, and recently discovered that triathlons are not as hard as they seem.