Becoming A Professional Generalist - From Tech Strategy to Olympic Hopeful

Kelly Fitzsimmons
Kelly Fitzsimmons
Becoming A Professional Generalist - From Tech Strategy to Olympic Hopeful

There's something to be said about athletes in the workforce. From their perseverance to time management skills, even their ability to overcome failures, some even say they make the best employees! Kelly Fitzsimmons isn't your traditional athlete or business woman, she's an Olympic hopeful...

There's something to be said about athletes in the workforce. From their perseverance to time management skills, even their ability to overcome failures, some even say they make the best employees! Kelly Fitzsimmons isn't your traditional athlete or business woman, she's an Olympic hopeful with over 10 years experience working as an innovation, brand and product strategist with top startups and Fortune 500 companies. How does she do it? Kelly credits her success to becoming a "professional generalist". Join Kelly for a live Q&A to define this role, learn about the generalist mindset, and break down the boundaries you may be facing in your career (sport) or life!

Read more about Kelly here and discover her olympic journey here!

Meet The Speaker

Kelly Fitzsimmons
Kelly Fitzsimmons

Kelly Fitzsimmons is Canada's current women's #1 Modern Pentathlete (fencing, swimming, equestrian, shooting, running), ranked among the best in the world and aiming for the Tokyo Olympics this summer. Outside of her sporting career, she has over 10 years experience working as an innovation, brand and product strategist with top teams from startup and studio to agency to Fortune 500 corporate. Born and raised in Calgary, Kelly holds a Bachelors Degree from the University of Calgary and now bases in Toronto where she trains pentathlon and works with performance oriented individuals and companies around the world, shaping 'the future of' with their next big thing.

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