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Jaafer Haidar

Jaafer Haidar

Advisor; Entrepreneur in residence

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Jaafer is a serial entrepreneur having been a founder or early team member of a number of companies, including Carbyn (acquired by Synacor), ScrapHD (acquired by Michael’s Stores Inc.) and Statflo. He is currently Co-Founder/CEO of Penny, focused on making it easy for brands to engage with the mobile generation. Jaafer is an advisor to early/growth stage companies and on the Advisory Board of the Upside Foundation.

Prior to his entrepreneurial adventures, Jaafer was a management consultant with Accenture and holds a BSc. Computer Science from Western University. When not spending time with his wife and kids, Jaafer can be found playing sports or exercising to burn off his love of baked goods and ice cream.