The CEOs of companies in our portfolio, some Brightspark alumni, and other members of our family.

Mahshad Koohgoli

CEO, Protecode

Mahshad was the founder and CEO of Protecode. With more than 25 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, his specialty is in technology start-up businesses. To date, he has successfully managed four companies from the ground up and holds several patents in the computer and communications field.

Before Protecode, Mahshad was the founder and CEO of Nimcat Networks (acquired by Avaya in 2005) and founder of Spacebridge Networks and Lantern Communications Canada.