Canva is transforming the way the world designs and creates content with their amazingly simple graphic design software.
They're currently in hyper-growth mode, with 18 million users and over 100 team members and are barely three years old!
More than 40,000 people sign up to Canva every day and two designs are created every second. Backed by leading US investors, Canva is recognised as Australia's fastest growing startup, and they're hitting the road to tell their story and inspire others across New Zealand.
Mahesh Muralidhar leads People Operations at Canva. Mahesh kicked off his career in Auckland in talent acquisition. He has had the opportunity to work across US, Tokyo, India, NZ and Australia. Post his MBA he worked in strategy consulting, worked in strategy roles in consulting an in-house and then bootstrapped his own startup in the talent space. Post exit, he has joined Canva to make it the best place in the world to work.
NZ Scale Up
Mahesh has held multiple executive roles in some of Australia's most iconic startups. He has experienced how to build a global Unicorn from the ground up as one of the earliest employees at Canva (SAAS) helping to scale to 200+ people. As part of the exec, he had the opportunity to drive operational excellence, helping Airtasker (marketplace) become profitable and go global. He was the COO at Sim…