The awards highlight the innovation, leadership and success of dozens of companies in Ottawa and recognize organizations that are driving economic and community growth.
This year marks the 25th edition of the awards, which have become widely recognized as the region’s most sought-after business accolade for people under the age of 40.
The Ottawa-based finance executive who orchestrated the largest tech IPO in TSX history has been awarded the CFO of the Year by Ottawa Business Journal and the Ottawa Board of Trade.
Business: Professional services Born: Peterborough, Ont.
Business: Logistics technology Born: Ottawa
Business: Real estate investment and development Biggest business achievement: Hiring a great team and watching them flourish.
Solmaz Shahalizadeh, vice-president of data science and engineering and head of commerce intelligence, Shopify
Business: E-commerce Born: Iran
Business: Customer experience, feedback and contactless communications as a SaaS offering. Born: Winnipeg
Business: Civil construction Born: Regina
Business: Film and television Born: Blairmore, Alta.