As the Co-Founder of Instacart, Max Mullen works across multiple roles in product and culture. Launched in 2012, Instacart has fundamentally changed the grocery industry by connecting customers with shoppers who hand-pick and deliver fresh groceries and everyday essentials to their doorsteps in as little as one hour. Today, Instacart operates in over 240 markets across North America, and partners with over 200 of the top grocery retailers including Albertsons, Kroger, and Costco, to offer customers access to hundreds of thousands of items from their favorite stores. Prior to Instacart, Max worked for several startups including Schematic, an award-winning interactive agency. He studied entrepreneurship and cinematic arts at the University of Southern California.
Startup Grind Toronto - Director
Sharn Kandola is a data-driven tech guru with 20 years of experience in start-ups. Her expertise is in equipping businesses with actionable data in order to make game-changing decisions. Sharn is a familiar face in the Toronto tech scene - She is the COO for CTO Boost, and the Director of Startup Grind Toronto, a Global organization with over 2 million members. She also writes for Fortune, has made appearances on BNN, CHCH, CityTV, CBC, and been quoted frequently in Inc.com; Betakit; Toronto Star, Globe and Mail, and The Financial Post.
"I've had the opportunity to do a lot of great things but everything always comes back to technology and data. Let's explore it, dissect it, analyse it and use it to make the world better!"