Anousheh Ansari

CEO & Co-Founder, Prodea Systems

Role: Fellow

Site: CDL-Toronto

Stream: Space

Anousheh is serial entrepreneur and proponent of world- changing technologies. She’s cofounder and CEO of Prodea Systems, a leading IoT technology firm. She’s also the first female private space explorer. She cofounded the Ansari X Prize, a $10M cash award that ignited a new era in the private space industry. She’s a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador, serves on the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council, and has received numerous honours, including being recognized as a WEF Young Global Leader and being inducted into the STEM Leadership Hall of Fame.