COO Secrets: An Nguyen

Today, in our second COO Secrets feature, we hear from the inspiring An Nguyen, COO of the awesome childcare tech start up, Koru Kids.

Koru Kids are on a mission to make it easier and more affordable for families to access high quality childcare.

Before becoming a COO, An gained a wide range of experience, joining a FinTech straight out of Uni,  followed by time working as a Strategy Consultant at BCG and in a Micro Insurance company in both Ops and Interim CTO roles.

To find out what a typical day looks like for An as COO at Koru Kids, why a COO’s relationship with their CEO is so important and to hear his brilliant career advice for anyone looking to follow in his footsteps, simply hit play below.

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