Raed KadriOntario Centre for Innovation, Head

    Company

    Ontario Vehicle Innovation Network (OVIN)

    Biography

    An experienced entrepreneurial leader spearheading and implementing major initiatives focused on technology development, deployment and adoption. Highly experienced in working in emerging technology areas such as artificial intelligence and data analytics; communications and next-generation networks (5G); cybersecurity; blockchain; hardware; and internet of things.

    A track-record of supporting innovation, both internally and externally, in verticals such as infrastructure, mobility, automotive technology (connected vehicles and autonomous vehicles), low-carbon vehicles, electrification, light-weighting, transit, advanced manufacturing (industry 4.0) and transportation systems. Support entrepreneurs, startups and well-established companies to develop and test new business models that leverage new technology and innovation.

    A thought leader with the ability to synthesize relevant material to understand and support the advancement of new technologies and concepts and to communicate and present these strategies to a variety of stakeholders including senior management, board of directors, and all levels of government.