Naheed is President and CEO of Cyclica Inc., a Toronto-based life sciences technology company. He leads the team 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 discover better medicines. Naheed focuses on defining Cyclica’s strategy to affect change, continue innovation and foster an environment where his team can focus on the biggest challenges in 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). He has an MBA from the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management.