Pankaj Agarwal is the founder and managing partner at Optimus Information Inc., a privately held company with 150+ employees in Vancouver and New Delhi. Optimus is a leading provider of IT services to mid- and large-sized organizations across the globe. Pankaj has over two decades of experience working in the technology outsourcing industry. He is an active investor in private technology companies in Canada, the USA, and India and holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore, and an engineering degree from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee.
Prior to founding Optimus Information Inc., Pankaj was a member of the executive committee at Sopra Group (a $2 billion IT consulting company in Europe) and CEO at Momentum Technologies Inc.
Pankaj is active in his local community. He is past president and current board member of TiE, Vancouver (The Indus Entrepreneurs), the world’s largest entrepreneur network, and has served on the Board of BCTIA, BC’s leading technology association. He also serves on the board of Science World. His interests in helping entrepreneurs succeed and encouraging youth to build careers in science are why he is a supporter of TEDxKids@BC and Science World’s Future Science Leaders program. Pankaj is also a past winner of the Business in Vancouver’s 40 under 40 Awards.