NEXT Canada F22 ANNUAL REPORT - Report - Page 32
NEXT Canada is proud to have a team of dedicated and experienced leaders who are committed to fostering
entrepreneurship in Canada. Our Co-Founders, Board of Directors, and Emeritus Board of Advisors bring a
wealth of knowledge and experience to our organization.
To learn more about our leadership team, visit our website at www.nextcanada.com/board-and-staff/
Our Co-Founders, Ajay Agrawal, Claudia Hepburn, Reza Satchu, and Tim Hodgson, a group of pioneering business
leaders and entrepreneurs, have been vital in the success of our organization. Their support has enabled us to provide
unparalleled educational opportunities to Canada’s most promising entrepreneurs.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
NEXT Canada’s Board of Directors, led by Founding Chairman and Co-Chair Reza Satchu, Managing Partner of Alignvest
Management Corp., comprises experienced business leaders, entrepreneurs, and academics. They provide strategic
guidance and oversight to ensure we deliver the best possible programs for our entrepreneurs.
EMERITUS BOARD OF ADVISORS
PAUL DESMARAIS III
JULIE DI LORENZO
NADIR H. MOHAMED, C.M.
The Emeritus Board is chaired by Paul Desmarais III, Vice-President of Power Corporation of Canada, plays a vital role
in providing strategic guidance and support to the organization, helping to shape the future of NEXT Canada and its
mission to foster lifelong entrepreneurship.