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Leen Li: the magic of mentorship

Her Climb: Women of colour talk about leadership and resilience in a changing world.

Leen Li grew up in Northeast China, the fifth child in a family too poor to buy even a potato peeler. That experience informs not only her leadership role at Wealthsimple, but her whole life.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/herclimb/support


11 Feb 2021

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Designing technology for everyone (Leen Li)

Witty: Women In Tech Talk To Yasmin

Leen Li is the Chief Financial Officer of Wealthsimple. Leen received her bachelors degree in China at the Changchun Taxation College. She then moved to Halifax, Nova Scotia to receive her masters in finance at Saint Mary's University. In 2005, Leen moved to Toronto to join Eloqua. In 2012, the founder of Eloqua asked Leen to be the Vice President of Finance and Operations for their new venture, Influitive. Leen talks about closing the technology gap in developing countries, the future of fintech to Elon Musk's neuralink. You can reach out to Leen on LinkedIn.  Stay up to date with Witty through our website, LinkedIn or email us at podcastwitty@gmail.com. Support the show (http://wittypod.com)


8 Sep 2019

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Wealthsimple: CFO Leen Li

Tell Me More Podcast

Meet Leen Li, Chief Financial Officer of Wealthsimple. Growing up in rural China, Leen's family made $30 a month and ate nothing potatoes and cabbages to survive through the winters. In this episode, Leen discusses how her life has changed since moving to Canada, how her tough upbringing taught her the importance of resilience and gratitude, and reveals her thoughts on the Asia-North America technology divide. She shares with us her story of joining Wealthsimple, what a day in the life of a CFO looks like, and offers advice to new grads entering the tech workforce.


8 Oct 2018

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Why Finance & Operations go Together & Dealing with the Highly Regulated Financial Services Industry with Leen Li, Head of Finance at Wealthsimple

The Backbone: a journey inside finance at a startup

On this episode of The Backbone, Leen Li (Head of Finance at Wealthsimple) discusses: Her journey into tech, after stints starting with Eloqua, Influitive and now leading finance at Wealthsimple ; What Wealthsimple does; The challenges she faces operating in the highly regulated financial services industry; Why Finance and Operations tend to go hand in hand at early and growth stage technology companies; The importance of the finance function at an early stage technology company--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/backbone/message


1 Mar 2017

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