NEW DATE : 2024 Annual Gala Dinner & Business Forum - Tuesday, November 12

Dr. Mohammad Al Zaibak

President and CEO
Canadian Development and Marketing Corporation (CDMC)

Mr. Al Zaibak, a Syrian born Arab-Canadian entrepreneur, is Immediate Past Chair of CABC, and President and Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Development and Marketing Corporation (CDMC) – an operating holding company with a diversified portfolio of investments in various information technology businesses.

Mohammad is a seasoned expert in public-private partnerships, corporate governance, international negotiations on capital projects specific to high technology industries. He was the principal private-sector architect, co-founder and director of a unique public private partnership, known as Teranet Inc., which built, operates and manages one of the world’s most advanced land registries, Ontario’s Electronic Land Registration System.

He is a past Member of the Board of Governors of Ryerson University, the Board of Trustees of the Royal Ontario Museum, and the Boards of Directors of Waterfront Toronto Corporation, Toronto Foundation and Canadian Chamber of Commerce.

Among other honours he received, Mohammad was awarded the 2018 Toronto Region Builder Award by the Toronto Region Board of Trade “in recognition of his exemplary leadership and commitment to the Toronto Region”.

Mohammad is a graduate of the Harvard School of Business Administration (HBS OPM XII) and holds a B.Sc. degree in Telecommunications and Electro-Physics Engineering from Alexandria University.