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Melanie Perkins      

Co-founder and CEO of Canva

Melanie Perkins is the Co-founder and CEO of Canva a disruptive online platform allowing anyone to create professional quality designs. Canva has been growing rapidly since its launch in August 2013 and is now empowering millions of people across from every corner of the globe to create great designs and reach their goals, whether that's landing a job with a stylish resume, getting their business off the ground by creating great marketing materials or connecting with their community by designing great social media graphics.

Previously, Melanie founded her first company in 2009, Fusion Books, an online design system for schools to create their yearbooks. Fusion Books is now the largest yearbook publisher in Australia and recently expanded to France and New Zealand.

Perkins is a graduate of The University of Western Austrailia with a B.A. in Arts and Commerce in Communications, Psychology, and Marketing Management.


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