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Elisabeth Laett
Montreal, QC

Nominated by: Youth Employment Services Montreal YES

Elisabeth Laett is the Founding Partner of Xaphan Group. Ms. Laett started her career as a Technical Account Executive for Digital Equipment Corporation, developing a strong understanding of the international telecom and digital content market space. After 10 years at Digital Equipment Corporation, Elisabeth joined ToonBoom Technologies as the Vice President of Corporate Development, two years later; she accepted a position with Softimage (a division of Microsoft) and remained for 6 years leaving as Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Elisabeth was recruited by Alias to head up WW business development in the 3D technology market for the Film and Video market. Acquired by Autodesk Inc., she subsequently ran global accounts, managing their top revenue producing film and games customers worldwide. Ms. Laett is a founding partner of Xaphan Group, an angel investment company focussed on providing start-up and early-stage companies with business knowledge and financial capital to maximize their potential for success. She is currently Vice President Business Development for a scale-up focussed on behavioral AI in banking. She is an active board member of YES Montreal, Finfusion Montreal and advisor to the Holt Fintech Accelerator.