Carol Leaman


Carol Leaman is the CEO of Axonify Inc., a disruptor in the corporate learning space and innovator behind the world’s first Adaptive Microlearning Platform. Axonify delivers a unique 3-minute a day learning experience that combines brain science, personalization, gamification and predictive analytics to increase employee knowledge and the performance necessary for achieving targeted business results. Prior to Axonify, Carol was the CEO of PostRank Inc., a social engagement analytics company that she sold to Google in June 2011. Previously, Carol held CEO positions at several other technology firms, including RSS Solutions and Fakespace Systems, both of which she sold to strategic acquirers. Carol is a frequent speaker, a regular contributor to industry magazines and has won multiple awards, including the Waterloo Region Entrepreneur Hall of Fame Intrepid Award (2011), the Sarah Kirke Award (2010) for Canada’s leading female entrepreneur and the Profit500 Female Entrepreneur of the Year (2017). Carol sits on the boards of numerous for-profit and not-for-profit organizations.

My Sessions

Keynote, Sponsored by CIBC – The Path to Success Isn’t One-Dimensional: Life Lessons from a Tech Entrepreneur


Carol Leaman, Axonify’s Founder & CEO, will share her story of the drive and motivation to travel the road of being an entrepreneur. From a 9-5 professional to risking her financial and personal well-being, this four-time exit maven now leads a $200 Million company. The lessons learned along the way are sure to resonate with […]


The Exit Team, Sponsored by


In this session, Barbara Dirks, Head of Silicon Valley Bank Canada,  Carol Leaman, President & CEO, Axonify, Hugues Lalancette, Associate, iNovia, Mark Macleod, Founder, SurePath Capital, and Bram Sugarman, Head of Corporate Partnerships, Shopify will explore when you should be thinking about selling, who you need on your team and key considerations for your organization, […]