Ottawa, Ontario – October 15, 2015
Mr. Cheikh is the CEO and Co-Founder of Searidge Technologies, and brings with him a wealth of experience in everything from entrepreneurship to exports.
Mr. Cheikh is an industry renowned expert in aviation, specifically in the area of airport surface optimization and has been a guest speaker at more than 50 global conferences. Under his leadership Searidge Technologies has been recognized for its market leading technology with the Janes Airport Review “Innovation Award”, “Ottawa’s Exporter of the Year” and was named “Companies-to-Watch” by Deloitte.
His unique background and experience in aviation and technology provides the Chamber with the opportunity to engage key stakeholders in these important sectors. Mr. Cheikh is also a past recipient of the prestigious Ottawa Forty Under 40 Award.
“I am delighted to have the opportunity to work with the Ottawa business community and I look forward to utilizing the Chamber’s unique position to make Ottawa the most innovative city to do business.” said Mr. Cheikh.
“We are privileged to have someone of Mr. Cheikh’s calibre on our board, and we look forward to his leadership and expertise” said Ian Faris, President and CEO, Ottawa Chamber of Commerce.
For a full listing of the new Board of Directors please visit: http://www.ottawachamber.ca/pages/BoardofDirectors/
About the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce
The Ottawa Chamber of Commerce is the Connector, the Advocate and the Voice for Business in Ottawa, representing over 700 members. Founded in 1856, the Ottawa Chamber advocates for the economic prosperity of its community, its members and for better business practices. The Chamber help companies both small and large by introducing them to new business partners and innovation through networking events and educational programs.