Naheed Kurji
President and CEO of Cyclica

Naheed is the President and CEO of Cyclica, a Toronto-based life sciences technology company, where he leads the team who are delivering the next step in cloud-based drug discovery. Cyclica has innovated a novel cloud-based and AI-augmented platform, Ligand Express, that is being used by scientists in the pharmaceutical industry to more efficiently discovery better medicines. As CEO, Naheed focuses on defining Cyclica strategy so as to best affect change in the industry in line with the company's vision, and exploring opportunities for continued innovation.

He strive to foster an environment where the Cyclica team can debate, collaborate, problem solve, and design solutions to some of the hardest problems we face in improving human health. Prior to joining Cyclica, Naheed worked as an Associate Director at Bank of Montreal, an Associate, Finance at TD Bank Financial Group, and as an Associate Finance and Strategy at Focus Humanitarian Assistance (FOCUS), an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN). Naheed received his MBA from the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management.

Session: Leveraging Artificial Intelligence to Improve Health Outcomes

Date: 27 March 2018

Time: 16:00-17:00