Nima is the Co-founder and CEO of Trillium Meditec Inc. a company developing and commercializing innovative hydrogels to treat Osteoarthritis. He initiates, identifies, and coordinates the analysis of complex client needs in project areas such as: new/existing business operating models, innovative approaches to solutions support, market research of emerging or available product functionality and operational readiness assessment. Supporting entrepreneurship in the region is paramount to Nima as it helps create jobs, accelerate the local economy, and define new markets. He is a seasoned leader who has served as the President of the Canadian Biomaterials Society and is a former professor of the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Waterloo. Nima is a serial entrepreneur and has over 18 years of experience in developing and leading numerous projects in life sciences, advanced materials, and medical devices. He is a board member at the Aurora Chamber of Commerce where he supports local businesses, manufacturing and help people by connecting them to his extensive industrial network as a volunteer.