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Samer Bishay

President & CO, Iristel

Samer Bishay is president and CEO of Iristel, Canada’s leading provider of wireless IP services. As Iristel’s founder, Samer led the company from a small startup to an international telecommunications service provider with domestic infrastructure licenses on three continents (North America, Europe and Africa).

Samer has won numerous awards and accolades. Most notably, he is the recipient of Profit Magazine’s Young Entrepreneur Award as the youngest CEO among the Top Profit 100 companies in Canada.
Prior to founding Iristel, Samer was a lead systems engineer in the Radarsat program at the Canadian Space Agency.

Samer is a graduate of the Space & Communications program at York University, with an Honours Bachelor of Science Degree.
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Who Calls More Than Your Ex? Telemarketers

Buried in Ottawa's omnibus budget bill is a piece of little-known legislation that the government hopes will save taxpayers' money and help alleviate those pesky dinner-time telemarketers. Unfortunately, Stephen Harper's Conservatives are missing the boat by trying to make reputable Canadian telemarketers pay for the national "Do Not Call" list.
06/29/2012 11:59 EDT