Prior to joining Canopy Rivers, where he acts as President and CEO, Narbé Alexandrian was a Senior Associate at OMERS Ventures, one of the most prominent technology venture capital funds in Canada. During his tenure, Narbé helped fundraise for two funds ($520M of capital), sourced and lead multiple debt/equity financings and acted as a Board Observer for a number of portfolio companies. Before OMERS Ventures, Narbé was a Senior Strategy Manager in TELUS’ Internet of Things (IoT) group where he helped launch operational go-to-market strategies to TELUS’ executive leadership team. Narbé also held roles at Firmex Inc., a leading virtual data room company based in Toronto, and Deloitte LLP, where he held roles in Financial Advisory and Consulting (fka Monitor Deloitte). Narbé is currently a Sessional Instructor at the Schulich School of Business, teaching technology entrepreneurship and venture capital within the undergraduate and MBA programs. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the Schulich School of Business at York University and is a Chartered Professional Accountant.