Oct 1, 2018
Episode 2: Sherry Coutu, Founder and Chairman of the Board at Founders4Schools
On this week's episode of the Digital Leaders podcast, we sit down with Sherry Coutu, CBE, Executive Chair and Founder of Founders4Schools, a free online platform, connecting educators and students with business leaders, to help solve the private sectors biggest challenge, a lack of talent.
Born and raised in Vancouver, Canada, Sherry graduated from UBC, with her BA before making her way to the UK where she received a Master’s in Economics from the London School of Economics. A natural entrepreneur and problem solver, she furthered her education at Harvard’s prestigious Business School. and founded her second company Interactive Investor in 1994, which she eventually sold in 2001. An avid investor and board advisor, Sherry currently sits on the board of Zoopla and The London Stock Exchange.
On today’s show, Sherry shares why she transitioned from a future in psychology to computer science, why she believes that role-models and work experience is critical for career development…