SHaron Kan- Chairwoman & co-founder
An accomplished serial entrepreneur and executive with a passion for developing clean energy solutions and education products. Sharon Kan has spent 20 years growing successful businesses in high potential markets. She was instrumental in developing and leading companies from inception to successful acquisition including Tikatok (sold to Barnes & Noble), Zoomix (acquired by Microsoft), C-Ark (acquired by SSA Global, now Infor), and Demantra (acquired by Oracle). Deliberate in her focus, Kan developed and executed product design, marketing and sales strategies that brought in strategic corporate alliances grossing over $150 million in added value over her career. In 2013, Sharon founded the WIN (Women Innovating Now) Lab. The WIN Lab is a vibrant and edgy accelerator where women create and grow winning companies. Working with aspiring Babson entrepreneurs and faculty to move potential ventures from the idea phase to startup. Ms. Kan is an advisor and mentor of multiple startups in the Ed-tech and social enterprise space, she is an advisory board member of the Entrepreneurship Program at Simmons College of Management, a mentor at LearnLaunchX accelerator, and was a mentor at MIT. Sharon has a bachelor’s degree in Administration from the College of Management in Israel and an Executive MBA from the University of Bradford in the United Kingdom and has completed advanced coursework in French Culture at Sorbonne University in France.