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Fireside Chat with Hap Klopp, Founder of The North Face

November 9, 2021

Join us for a Fireside Chat featuring the Founder of The North Face, Hap Klopp!

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Learn how Hap founded and built The North Face from an idea and a few retails stores into one of the most recognizable outdoor brands in the world through unconventional approaches and big thinking. Hear Hap's origin story, and find out how he discovered talentscaled the team, built corporate culture and refined the company's business model.

Presented by the Climate Venture and Social Venture Studios, this event will focus on building mission-driven ventures and entrepreneurs rooted in impact.

This event will be hosted online via Zoom.

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entrepreneurship@UBC propels UBC innovations out into the world through venture creation, providing UBC students, researchers, faculty members, alumni and staff with the resources, networks, and funding they need to succeed.

We are a part of Innovation UBC in the Vice-President, Research and Innovation (VPRI) portfolio

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