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Ian Rae

Ian Rae

Founder and CEO
Montreal, QC

Ian Rae is the founder and CEO of CloudOps, a cloud computing services and software firm that provides multi-cloud solutions for SaaS and e-commerce companies, large enterprises and telecommunications providers. He is also the founder of, a Canadian cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS) focused on data residency, privacy and security requirements.

Prior to CloudOps, Mr. Rae managed product engineering at Coradiant, a startup in web application performance management acquired by BMC. Earlier in his career, Mr. Rae was the CIO at Canderel Management.

Mr. Rae is a member of the board of directors for Genome Canada and Air Transat, and a member of the Digital Industries Table for the Government of Canada. He is also a member of the Canadian Council of Innovators.

Mr. Rae holds a B.Sc. Hon. in Biology from McGill University in evolutionary genetics and is involved both as an advisor and an angel investor in the startup community in Montreal.