Shahbazi has 25+ years of experience as technology focused operator he is currently the Founder, Chairman and CEO of WELL Health Technologies Corp. (TSXV:WELL). WELL is a provider of digital health solutions to doctors and care providers in both the US and Canada while being the largest owner & operator of outpatient medical clinics in Canada. The Company currently owns and operates 83 healthcare facilities and its comprehensive practitioner enablement platform that is used by more than 21k doctors in Canada alone to power their own practices. The company has more than 2700 employees and providers delivering more than 4M patient interactions per year.
Hamed founded TIO Networks (TSXV:TNC) a multi-channel payment solution provider specializing in last minute bill payment and other financial services. TIO was acquired by PayPal (Nasdaq: PYPL) for CAD$304 million in 2017.
Hamed has extensive strategic Mergers & Acquisitions and Divestitures experience as an operator and board member with more than 50 successful transactions.
He is a passionate advocate of impact entrepreneurship where new companies aim to do well by doing good, which he promotes as the role of an “Impactreneur”. He regularly mentors founders and entrepreneurs of early stage companies and supports them with early stage investments via Impactreneur Capital Corp .
He was recognized number of awards such as Business in Vancouver CEO of the Year, (2017) and EY Entrepreneur of the year (2017 and 2022). Cantech Letter named Mr. Shahbazi the TSX Venture Tech “Exec of the Year” (2014 – 2016) and TIO the TSX Venture Tech “Stock of the Year” (2014 – 2015) and more.