Aaron Zifkin is the Country Manager for Canada at Airbnb, the world’s leading community marketplace for accommodation. Aaron oversees all Airbnb operations in Canada, including customer outreach, partnerships and growing and supporting guests across the country. Aaron was tapped to run Airbnb Canada because he understands what it takes to turn a big vision into a practical reality. His pride and love for his home country of Canada makes Aaron the perfect ambassador for Airbnb. Prior to joining Airbnb, Aaron was the Senior Vice President of Global Development at Artez Interactive, the world-leader in multi-channel fundraising and Vice President at Succession Capital/Alphaform. Aaron honed his business acumen as one of the co-founders of the Kawartha Lakes Ski School, one of Ontario’s largest waterski and wakeboarding schools which he helped to build from the ground up.