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Hossein Rahnama

Hossein Rahnama, Independent Director

Dr. Hossein Rahnama is Founder and CEO and of Flybits, Inc. and Co-Founder of Ryerson University’s Digital Media Zone. Dr. Rahnama is also a Visiting Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (“MIT”) Media Lab and Associate Professor at Ryerson University’s RTA School of Media.

Dr. Rahnama was a federal council member at NSERC (National Science and Engineering Research Council). Dr. Rahnama has also been recognized by the MIT Technology Review as one of the Top Innovators in the world under the age of 35 and as one of Canada’s Top 40 under 40.

Dr. Rahnama holds a Ph.D. and M.A.Sc. in Electrical & Computer Engineering from Ryerson University as well as a B.A.Sc. in Computer Science from Ryerson University.