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Carol Leaman, President & CEO of Axonify, ranks No. 26 on the W100

Posted on: May 16, 2016

PROFIT and Canadian Business unveil 18th annual list of Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs

axonify-carol-leaman-headshot-w100WATERLOO (May 16, 2016) PROFIT and Canadian Business today ranked Axonify’s President and CEO, Carol Leaman, No. 26 on the 18th annual W100 list of Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs. Published today at, the W100 ranks female entrepreneurs using a proprietary formula that considers the size, growth rate and profitability of the businesses they own and manage.

“The members of the 2016 W100 each possess the talent and tenacity to start and grow a successful business,” said James Cowan, Editor-in-chief of PROFIT and Canadian Business. “Their remarkable achievements serve as proof that ambitious, risk-taking female entrepreneurs are integral to the growth of the Canadian economy.”

“I am honored to be in the company of so many remarkable female leaders,” said Leaman. “Awards such as the W100 prove that women can, and are, changing the face of leadership in Canada. It’s gratifying to see so many women leveraging their talents on behalf of the business community at large.”

Leaman’s company, Axonify, is an award-winning disruptor in the corporate learning space and the brand behind the world’s first Employee Knowledge Platform, which is proven to increase employee knowledge and performance. Leaman is a frequent speaker, a regular contributor to Fortune magazine and a respected thought leader. She also sits on the boards of many organizations, both charitable and for-profit, and advises a variety of high-tech firms in Canada’s technology triangle.

Full W100 editorial coverage will also appear in the June 2016 issue of Canadian Business and online at

About the W100

2016-w100-carol-leaman-axonifyNow in its 18th year, the W100 ranking of Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs is Canada’s largest celebration of achievement by women business owners. Produced by the editors of PROFIT and Canadian Business, the rankings and extended coverage of the women honoured are published in print and online. Applicants to the 2016 W100 were ranked using a proprietary formula that considers the size, growth rate and profitability of the companies they own and manage. To see this year’s complete ranking and find links to full W100 editorial coverage, visit

About Axonify

Axonify is pushing beyond the boundaries of eLearning with the introduction of the world’s first Employee Knowledge Platform. Powerhouse brands like Walmart, Toyota and Johnson & Johnson are leveraging the Axonify platform to fuel their employees with the knowledge they need to be successful on the job. Built with the fundamentals of brain science, adaptive learning, gamification, microlearning and knowledge-on-demand at its core, the award-winning Axonify Employee Knowledge Platform is proven to encourage employees to take the right actions—ultimately driving business outcomes that increase revenue or decrease expenses. Through its unique analytics and reporting capabilities, Axonify is the only solution that allows organizations to finally tie the impact of employee knowledge to behavior change to bottom line results. Axonify: Fuel your people + power your organization.


For more information, please contact:

Laura Martin, VP of Marketing
Axonify Inc.
Email: lmartin(at)
Tel: 519-585-1200