quote-marksMatt Friesen

Co-Founder and CEO Wantering

“Crazy is making every day the best day of your life.”

HOW WOULD YOU DEFINE A MAVERICK?

“Someone who is a bit of a renegade, who flies by the seat of his pants a little bit, but is going after something that they believe in a little bit.   Maverick is THE Top Gun, I mean like he’s the guy who was just a little bit out of normalcy, but get’s it done.”

MATT’S BIO

Matt Friesen is Co-Founder and CEO of Wantering a better way to search, discover and shop online.  Matt is a part time entrepreneur. Full time dreamer. A Self taught engineer turned entrepreneur. 3 startups. 3 exits. Ready for the next adventure. Previously he was Board Member of the Enspire Foundation Compassionate Community Builders! We are a boutique charity focused on creating endless ENSPIRING moments for individuals to help those less fortunate locally and internationally. Our volunteers, supporters and partners know us personally and experience for themselves the immediate impact and results of their contributions. Co-Founder of Just the bill the easiest way to manage your expenses  and Founder of Thirdi Software and Volunteer Advisor to Junior Achievement of British Columbia is the world’s largest NGO dedicated to educating young people about business. We strive to inspire and prepare youth to succeed in a global economy.

WHY MATT WAS INTERVIEWED

Matt was recommended to me by Mark Busse Director of Creativity and Engagement at HMCA Architecture and Design who I had already interviewed.  Matt is open to learning, responsive, and comfortable with being in a new space.

HOW ARE CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION RELATED TO BEING A MAVERICK?

Early interview so this question not asked.

IS THERE ANYONE WHO’S A MAVERICK THAT INSPIRES YOU?

Early interview so this question not asked.

KEY LEARN FROM INTERVIEW

The ability to be able to pivot to another path when an unforeseen opportunity presents itself that has the potential to grow your business by many orders of magnitude.

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