Pej Ghanipour is the Chief Operating Officer of Solideum. In this role, Pej is responsible for all of the business development, investor relations and operational administration of the company. He is also currently a Senior Innovation Manager at Innovate Calgary, in charge of protecting and commercializing many energy-related technologies developed at the University of Calgary.
Prior to joining Innovate Calgary, Pej was the Head of the Associate Member Program at Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA). He has over 15 years of experience in intellectual property protection, technology commercialization and venture capital investing. Pej holds a Bachelor of Science degree (Hons.) in Physics and Astronomy as well as a Masters of Applied Science degree in Computer and Electrical Engineering, both from the University of British Columbia.