Sep 18 2011

Elham AyoubZadeh

President, Art Anywhere

Topics: Arts & Entertainment, Business & Finance
Interview Date: September-20-2011
Extraordinary Insights: "Get to know yourself, and learn to appreciate yourself. Acknowledge your dream and don’t be depressed by what you perceive to be your weaknesses."

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Elham AyoubZadeh is the President of Art Anywhere. Art Anywhere is a website that helps corporations and homeowners acquire contemporary art in a convenient, cost-effective way. Previously, she was the Assistant Managing Director at Maple Leaf Angels, one of the oldest Angel Investment networks in Canada. Prior to that Elham was Principal at State Street Global Advisors, Ltd. (Canada), one of the world’s largest money managers where she was responsible for relationship management, business development and marketing of SSgA's offerings to institutional investors in Canada and multinationals. Prior to relocating to Toronto in 2007, Elham worked in SSgA's Sydney, Australia offices where she was responsible for marketing efforts of SSgA's offerings in Australia. 

Prior to working for SSgA, Elham was a Client Service Officer for Commonwealth Securities Ltd. in Sydney. Before that Elham was a Marketing Analyst for the Ministry of Social Development, New Zealand and prior to that gained experience with marketing, communication and business development projects working for a marketing consulting firm in a variety of areas including professional services, consumer products and education.

Elham received a Master of Business from Otago University, New Zealand, where she was a Teaching Assistant and Marketing Research Assistant in the Department of Marketing Management and presented her thesis on packaging intangibles, which was sponsored by the Ministry of Social Development in New Zealand.

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