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Julian De Schutter

Co-Founder at Passage Labs & Passage Give

Work experience

Jan 2014Present

Co-Founder

Passage Labs
Passage Labs is a company that builds companies that make our world better. Unconventional? Maybe. Impactful? Definitely. We are focused on building things that move the world forward. Things that make a dent. Learn more at www.passagelabs.co
Jan 2014Present

Co-Founder & Director

Passage Give
Passage Give is the social arm of Passage Labs. Embodying our mission to give back to and help make the cities we live and work in thrive, we’re helping solve some of our city's biggest social challenges. Following our belief that true success only happens when we all grow together, Passage Give has started a number of initiatives from collecting 1000s of coats for the homeless to building The World’s Largest Sandbox for kid’s mental health.
Jun 2010Present

Consultant

Investor Relations & Market Analysis

Provided consulting for junior mining companies in the areas of: 1) Investor Relations Consulted, recommended, and implemented solutions and strategies in the many areas of investor relations. Highlights include:

  • Prepared, presented and implemented strategic marketing plans to increase exposure and effectively deliver the company’s message to investors.
  • Designed and installed technology databases of over 10,000 shareholders, potential investors and key individuals, allowing the company to focus its communication efforts on key areas.
  • Consulted on corporate messages and avenues of effective communication, providing recommendations, implementation, and tracking of results.

2) Corporate Development Recommended, prepared and executed a range of strategic plans to meet specific organizational objectives. Highlights include:

  • Developed strategies to leverage upcoming company catalysts.
  • Designed worst- and best-case scenario strategies to successfully navigate uncertain financial markets.
  • Led and worked with upper management to execute designed strategies.

Market Analysis Responsible for monitoring and analyzing current market trends, website analytics, and stock analytics. Provided recommendations based on analysis of past and current trends. Highlights include:

  • Monitored and analyzed house position changes among major brokerage houses in order to design and alter marketing strategies to leverage the current major buyers of a company’s stock.
  • Monitored and analyzed key sources of website traffic and provided recommendations in order to capture more web traffic.

All areas of consulting required identification of problems, research and creation of solutions, presentations of solutions to upper management and key shareholders, and leading teams to implement recommendations.

Sep 2011Aug 2013

Leaders of Tomorrow & Company of Young Professionals

Vancouver Board of Trade
Involved in the Vancouver Board of Trade in multiple capacities including being a mentee of the Leaders of Tomorrow (LOT) program, overseeing and guiding the development of the LOT program as a member of the executive board, being an active member in the Company of Young Professionals and being an engaged member of both the International Relations and Trade Committee and the Economic Development Committee.
Feb 2008May 2009

Owner/Operator

Fine Art Bartending School Inc

Successfully managed the day-to-day business, while promoting the growth and profitability of the company. Included teaching classes of up to 30 students.

Successfully secured financing for the purchase of the company and negotiated purchase and lease terms.

Increased revenues by 60% and decreased costs by 15% over a 10-month period by designing and implementing more efficient programs, as well as adjusting staffing requirements and scheduling.

Increased profitability by 70% by developing a more efficient business structure and executing improved operations and marketing strategies.

Successfully sold the company for a 75% return on investment.

Education

20102012

Bachelor of Business Administration

Simon Fraser University
Notable courses completed: Financial – International Finance, Financial Institutions, Investments & Derivatives. Entrepreneurship – Venture Planning, Strategy, Innovation, Project Management, Leadership Computer Science – Fundamentals of Web Design Design – Digital Imagery and Design, Fundamentals of Graphic Design Various – Statistics, Advanced Statistics, Human Nutrition
20072010

Diploma in Business

Kwantlen University College
Grade Point Average - 3.72

Skills

Investments
Social Media Marketing
Web Design
CRM
Business Strategy
Management Consulting
Data Analysis
Marketing
Training
Business Development
Web Analytics
Consulting
Market Research
Business Planning
Team Building
Market Analysis
Event Planning
Analytics
Event Management
Social Media
Program Management
Finance
Time Management
Investor Relations
Analysis
Team Leadership
Marketing Communications
Start-ups
Strategy
Inspiring People
Leadership
Graphic Design
Strategic Planning
Project Management
Public Speaking
Entrepreneurship
Marketing Strategy