Ashley Lawrence is the CFO of Kijiji Canada and International Markets and Advertising Adevinta. Ashley has a BASc from the University of Toronto in Industrial Engineering and an MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Prior to becoming CFO, Ashley headed Kijiji’s Analytics and Strategy team. Prior to eBay, Ashley worked for one of Canada’s largest private equity firms, EdgeStone Capital Partners on their venture team. Additionally, Ashley has also worked for MMV Financial, a leader in venture debt lending. Ashley began his professional career with IBM Canada, first as a market and competitive analyst for one of their leading server brands. While at IBM Ashley developed his consulting skills (culminating in becoming a certified IBM consultant) with their Global Services division in their Information Security and Emerging Technologies practice. His clients included many financial services firms and two central banks. Ashley has completed all three levels of the Chartered Financial Analytics (CFA) program.