Cheryl Mack; Stone & Chalk
Cheryl is the National Head of Community & Comms at Stone & Chalk, an Impact Network catalysing commercial success for Founders in emerging tech sectors. She is an active angel investor, a mentor for young entrepreneurs, and a strategic advisor for several startups.
She advises City of Sydney’s Tech Startups Action Plan and is passionate about supporting the growth of the local ecosystem.
Having hosted over 400 interviews with high-profile founders, investors, and industry experts in Canada, the US & Australia, she also founded the Vancouver Chapter of Startup Grind and was Director for Sydney’s Startup Grind Chapter for over a year. Early in her career, she held key marketing management roles at Gauge Mobile (acquired by Juice Mobile), and iCompass Technologies where she was responsible for new channel revenue growth of 200% YOY. She has worked in startup ecosystems in Canada, Europe, the US, and Australia helping startups succeed and is passionate to continue helping more succeed.
She has also been GM for NSW at the Australian Computer Society and CEO of StartCon and hosted some of Australia’s largest startup events featuring Uber, Pinterest, and SurveyMonkey, including a startup pitch competition in Asia Pacific with a $1M prize. Through this, she has helped over 1000 startups secure funding, customers, or key partners.