In episode 29, Simon talks to Lavine Hemlani. Founder and CEO of Xccelerate, a leading ed-tech and future of work company headquartered in HK with 5,000+ alumni across Asia. Xccelerate is founded on the vision that the greatest opportunity for improving lives is education and addresses the colossal talent and skills challenges in Artificial Intelligence, Robotics Process Automation (RPA), Software Engineering, Blockchain and Design
Xccelerate drives outcomes for individuals, enterprises and governments fin
by leveraging expert instructors, proprietary curriculum and learning software. Prior to Xccelerate, Lavine co-founded FLYR and worked with deep learning start-up Thread Genius (acquired by Sotheby’s). Lavine began his career in investment banking in NYC at Lazard’s Mergers & Acquisitions division (M&A) and held investment roles at the following funds: Atlas Capital, Marwar Capital and Union Park Capital
Lavine also serves as Vice President of the Artificial Intelligence Society of HK, Board of Directors of the 24 Hour Race, the largest global movement against modern slavery and President of Founders Circle, an eco-system of leading entrepreneurs scaling their impact.