Kimberly holds the position of COO Populis. Kim is the Co-Creator of the Happiness Platform, ExcelerateYou and the producer of the go to book on Wellbeing, Rise Warrior Rise. Kimberly brings over 15 years experience in the International arena across both corporate and academia environments to create engaging content and platforms that transform lives. Kimberly obtained her CPA (Canada) in 2009 and most recently CPA (Australia) in 2014 which uniquely positions her for both domestic and international transactions & financial operations.
Kimberly brings to Populis her 8 years of experience from BlackBerry as Asia Pacific Pricing and Financial Lead, having initiated the pricing function for Asia Pacific products and launching a multitude of products in the diverse region, leading the region to be the most profitable in the world for BlackBerry with over USD $3B in revenue.
Prior to joining BlackBerry Asia Pacific, Kimberly was part of the BlackBerry Head Office team in Canada, having built the Finance function for Service Costing, Corporate Reporting, Mergers and Acquisitions and Product Finance. Her daily deliverables included engaging with Board of Directors and C-Suite on new business models and analysis through insights and global in scope.
Along with her CPA designation, Kimberly holds a Bachelor of Mathematics with an emphasis on Statistics and Accounting from the renowned University of Waterloo in Canada. Kimberly can be described as sporty and fit, having scaled Mount Kinabalu and Mount Everest Base Camp. Kim loves her role as wife and mum, and little Arjun is often seen running a muck around the Populis office. Kim's personal ambition is to empower people to make their minds their best friends, so they may thrive in life and rise to become the very best version of themselves. She is an advocate of women in business and regularly contributes with her blogs and works with universities, while fully enjoying family and community,