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Anna is the founder and coach at Startup2Life. With more than 17 years of experience in building startups and transforming global businesses, she is an accomplished leader, entrepreneur, education manager, and innovator, who seeks to help and mentor more individuals startup their life.
Before starting Startup2Life, Anna worked with a number of companies, directing and managing projects around the globe. She was an investor and Director of Business Development with Southeast Asia’s first startup accelerator JFDI.Asia, where she managed corporate innovation projects with large corporations like BOSCH, Silvantos, and Manulife and mentored individual entrepreneurs. Anna also founded and led The Creative Experience, where in less than 2 years, she closed high value training deals with multi-national companies such as KPMG, Hewlett Packard, Singapore Airlines, StarHub, and Singapore Management University.
Prior to that, Anna was the Founding Director at Kalani MM which led her to work closely with the Economic Development Board in Singapore as well as Hyper Island, the ‘digital Harvard’. Between 2005 and 2010 Anna was the Regional General Manager of global creative media player SAE Institute, where she oversaw campuses across Europe and Asia – increasing annual sales revenue by over 105% in 3 years. Anna set up profitable partnerships with Apple, Edelman, Adobe, and among many other media tech giants.
Anna holds an Executive Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the Fox School of Business, and a Degree in Media Arts and Diplomas in Digital Film. She is also a certified Adult Trainer.
The busy mother of 2 (plus one dog!) also sits on the industry advisory board of KAPLAN, supports Melbourne Business School for their Executive Education programs and mentors small business owners as the Entrepreneur-in-Residence at The Co.
As a regular speaker, innovation facilitator and business coach, Anna continues to build bridges and new opportunities around education – innovation and entrepreneurship.
When she’s not busy building or supporting businesses, Anna spends most of her time being a mother and going for Muay Thai classes.
Startup2Life is a TRANSFORMATIVE PLATFORM offering global online training, mentorship, networking around everything entrepreneurship and innovation.