Satish Kanwar

Director of Operations, Shopify Toronto

Satish is a long-standing mentor of The Next 36, having guided several N36ers as they built and launched some of our most successful ventures to date. As the Co-Founder of UX Design firm Jet Cooper (acquired by Shopify in August 2013), and current Director of Operations at Shopify Toronto, Satish is a true entrepreneur with a penchant for technology, design and large-scale strategy. He’s led teams of thinkers, artists and coders, working on countless products for startups, brands, and organizations across North America.

Satish is an active member of the technology, design and startup community. He is the Co-organizer of Lean Coffee Toronto, a peer group of over 900 entrepreneurs discussing lean startup methodologies. He is also an Advisor and previous Co-Chair of TEDxToronto, a leading ideas conference for the city’s foremost thought leaders.