Abdullah Snobar

CEO, DMZ Ventures & Zone Startups

Abdullah Snobar is the Executive Director of the DMZ and the Chief Executive Officer of DMZ Ventures (DMZV). Responsible for the strategic direction and continued growth of both organizations, he leads in supporting Canada’s most promising startups scale their companies.

Headquartered in Toronto, Abdullah ovesees operations in Niagara, NYC and Zone Startups (Calgary, India and Vietnam)

In 2019, Abdullah joined the Business Development Bank of Canada as a Board Director to further advance entrepreneurial success in Canada. He is also a founding member of the U.S. – Canada Innovation Partnership, which aims to elevate cross-border collaboration.

Abdullah regularly appears in the media and is a member of the Forbes Tech Council. In 2018, Abdullah became a recipient of Canada’s 2018 Top 40 Under 40. He holds an MBA from Ryerson University in Toronto.