Saeed El-Darahali, President and Chief Executive Officer, SimplyCast

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Saeed El-Darahali, President and Chief Executive Officer, SimplyCast

Saeed El-Darahali is the president and CEO of SimplyCast, a leading provider of self-service multi-channel marketing solutions that empowers businesses of any size to create, manage and track their online and offline marketing campaigns. He is the driving force behind the SimplyCast team, who built the company from the ground up to what is now an industry-leading marketing platform that serves clients in over 175 countries.

Saeed brings over 10 years of management experience in the IT industry, with an interest in strategic partnering, corporate financing, strategic growth, operations, and sales and marketing management. He has participated as a speaker at many conferences, including NAWeb, CABI, the 7th World Congress of e-Business, Enterprize Atlantic, ARCNA and was a part-time lecturer at Saint Mary’s University, where he taught a senior level computer information systems course.

Most recently Saeed attended 48hrs in the Valley representing SimplyCast after the company was selected as one of Canada’s most promising start-ups. This followed SimplyCast being named one of the most popular marketing automation solutions by Capterra in early 2012. Saeed is passionate about technology and about helping people reach their goals. He enjoys sharing his experiences with start-up companies, offering insights into growing a business and becoming successful.

Saeed holds a Masters of Business Administration, a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, a Certificate of Human Resource Management and Minor in Economics, all from Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Saeed is featured in the Sobey School of Business’s Success on My Own Terms campaign.