This extension of the Brightspark family brings invaluable expertise. Here are a few of our advisors, the brightest in their respective fields:

Salim Teja


Before joining MaRS, Salim worked as VP of corporate development at Indigo Books & Music. Prior to Indigo, Teja held the position of COO at CX Digital, a leading online ad network.
He has also held roles as COO of b5media (a Brightspark portfolio company) and partner at Brightspark Ventures, where he was the driving force behind several investments including Radian6. Salim also co-founder and served as vice president of sales and business development for San Francisco-based MobShop Inc., a pioneer in online group-buying.