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SVP Failure Chat: Organizational Culture

November 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join us for this panel discussion as we discuss stories about and lessons learned from failure. 

In a work setting, culture is the combination of shared values, belief systems, attitudes and assumptions. Research by Deloitte has shown that 94% of executives and 88% of employees believe a distinct corporate culture is important to a business’ success.

Often described as a company’s most precious asset—the “X factor” that sets it apart–culture can just as easily be an organization’s biggest liability. When unattended to it takes on a life of its own until crisis strikes. Not only do unhealthy cultures demoralize employees; they alienate customers, ruin reputation, and destroy value.

In this moderated panel, participants will share a story of professional failure, along with lessons learned. These presentations will be followed by a discussion with attendees.

Confirmed Panelists

  • Allison Wong – Executive Director, The Asante Centre
  • Marnie Goldenberg – Director, Directions Youth Services, Family Services of Greater Vancouver
  • Marc Schutzbank – Executive Director, Fresh Roots

Moderated by Holden Bonwit, SVP Partner, startup consultant, and Venture Activator at SFU’s RADIUS.

Drinks and snacks will be provided. We’re looking forward to have you join us!




November 6, 2019
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Douglas Gomez Mendiburu


SpencerCreo Centre
500 - 610 Main Street
Vancouver, BC Canada
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