Naheed Kurji is a Co-founder, and the President and CEO of Cyclica, a Toronto-based venture-backed biotechnology company. Cyclica has built and commercialized an integrated AI-augmented drug discovery platform that embraces the complexity of disease to accelerate the discovery of better medicines. Cyclica has been recognized as one of the top 20 AI in Pharma companies globally by Deep Knowledge Analytics and a Top 100 AI company in 2019. Naheed is passionate about how people interact with technology to make more informed and faster decisions, and is dedicated to advancing the responsible application of AI to healthcare problems. In his capacity at Cyclica, he is also a co-founder of The Alliance for Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare (AAIH), of which he is 1 of 4 appointed Executive Officers. Naheed graduated from the full-time MBA program at the Rotman School of Management, at the University of Toronto in 2012.