Mahshad Koohgoli

Dr. Mahshad Koohgoli is co-founder and CEO of Ottawa-based Protecode, Inc. Mahshad is a serial entrepreneur, with more than 25 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. His specialty is in technology startup businesses, having successfully managed three companies from the ground up. A visionary who holds several patents in the computer and communications field, Mahshad's current mission is to bring safe software development practices to the tech world. Previously, he was founder and CEO of Nimcat Networks (acquired by Avaya in 2005), as well as founder of Spacebridge Networks and Lantern Communications Canada. Prior to these ventures, Mahshad held various technical, marketing and senior roles in Newbridge Networks, Bell Northern Research and Nortel. Mahshad has a BSc and a PhD from the University of Sussex, England. He can be reached at koohgoli@protecode.com.

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