Sherry Coutu

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      • Country: UK
      • Job Title: Serial Entrepreneur
      • Company: SVC2UK and Founders4Schools
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    Sherry Coutu is an Entrepreneur, Non-Exec Director, Investor and Advisor to Companies, Universities and Charities

    She possesses a deep understanding of the dynamics of both b2b and b2c businesses as well as decades of experience in leading companies via leveraging technology. She has recently been appointed by the Mayor of London as an Ambassador for London and is currently leading a report which will recommend how to boost UK GDP by shifting our attention to ‘supporting high growth firms as they scale up’ their operations.

    She was voted by TechCrunch as the best CEO mentor / advisor in Europe in Nov 2010. In 2011, 2012, and 2013 she was voted by Wired magazine as one the top 25 ‘most influential people in the wired world’, and one of the top ten most influential investors and women. She was awarded a CBE in the 2013 New Year Honours from HM the Queen for ” Services to Entrepreneurship” and was voted into the TechCrunch Industry ‘Hall of Fame’ in June 2014.

    Philanthropically, she chairs Silicon Valley comes to the UK, Founders4Schools and serves on the Cancer Research UK Crick Institute and on the Harvard Business School European Advisory Council.

    Sherry has an MBA from Harvard, an MSc (with distinction) from the London School of Economics, and a BA (Hons with distinction) from the University of British Columbia, Canada.