Founder & CEO, Natural Skinny Foods
Maryam Fouladirad is an experienced CEO and visionary entrepreneur with a demonstrated history of working in the management consulting, food & beverage, architectural & interior design and international trade industries for more than 15 years’ professional background in both public and private sectors. She is skilled in Marketing & Brand Management, Export Development, Strategy Planning, Supply Chain & Logistics, International trade, Entrepreneurship and Start-ups. Maryam is founder & CEO of Natural Skinny Foods, based in Vancouver, Canada, ITWB Group a marketing and management consulting firm based in Vancouver and Toronto as well as Citron cosmetics and skincare based in Vancouver, Canada. Maryam received her MBA from University of Roehampton, London, UK and is Doctor of Business Administration candidate in Entrepreneurship at Anaheim University, USA. She also has a certificate in Global Oil & Gas management from Thunderbird School of Global Management, Arizona State University, USA; Managing Food & Beverage Companies from Universita Luigi Bocconi, Milan, Italy; International Organization Management from University of Geneva, Switzerland, beside her online training courses in venture capital, financial engineering and new venture finance from Stanford, Columbia and University of Maryland, USA, and Brand Management from London Business School, UK. Maryam is CITP (Certified International Trade Professional- Canada) designated. Maryam Fouladirad is an active speaker and mentor in startup and entrepreneurship fields with a track record of speaking at American University in Dubai (UAE), Skills for Change (Canada), StartupGate Summit (Tunisia), Miller center at University of Santa Clara, California (USA) and Seedstarts (Switzerland) and Flat6Labs. Maryam was nominated as “Mentor of the Year Finalist” in Arabian Business Startup Awards 2019 (UAE). She has published research papers in international academic journals with focus on entrepreneurship.