Co-Founder & President
Michele was appointed a Director of the Company in October 2016. She is the Co-Founder and President of Clearco (formerly Clearbanc), a technology company that provides fast, affordable growth capital to online brands. Previously, Michele was the Co-Founder of Snap by Groupon (previously SnapSaves), which was founded in March 2012 and acquired by Groupon, Inc. in June 2014. She served as a senior marketing executive for Groupon from June 2014 until March 2016. In February 2011, Michele founded Buytopia.ca, a Canadian ecommerce leader. Prior to that she was Director of Corporate Strategy & Business Improvement for Sears Canada. Michele is also one of the venture capitalists on the award winning CBC series Dragons’ Den. Michele is a member of the board of directors of BBTV Holdings Inc, a Canadian media and technology company whose stock is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Michele was previously a member of the board of directors of Whistler Blackcomb, which was acquired by Vail Resorts in October 2016, SHAD, a Canadian charity for high school students, Freshii Inc., a publicly listed Canadian fast casual restaurant franchise and League of Innovators, a Canadian charity. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering and a Master of Business Administration from Queen’s University.