Nadir Mohamed

Chairman, ScaleUp Ventures

Nadir Mohamed is Chair of Alignvest Management Corporation.  Mr. Mohamed served as the President and CEO of Rogers, Communications Inc. from March 2009 to December 2013.  He began his communications career more than 30 years ago.  He joined Rogers Communications in August 2000 and served as President and CEO of Rogers Wireless from 2001 through 2005 when he was appointed President and COO of Rogers Communications Group.  Mr. Mohamed has been engaged in a spectrum of community organizations and over the past few years has focused on Canada’s innovation and entrepreneurship agenda. 

He is the Co-Founder and Chair of Scale Up Ventures and Chair of the Digital Media Zone Advisory Council and is CEO in residence at Ryerson University.  Mr. Mohamed serves on the Board of TD Bank Financial Group and Trilogy International Partners.  He is also on the Board of Tennis Canada, UHN Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation and is a founding Board Member of Next 36/NEXT Canada.  Mr. Mohamed was named by Bloomberg as one of the world’s most successful immigrants and in October 2013 was honoured by the UN Association in Canada at their 2013 Global Citizens Dinner.