Ali Solehdin is a technology executive specializing in bringing new, sophisticated technology products to market. He has led product strategy across startups, mid-sized companies, and large multinational organizations and across various industries including cybersecurity, wireless, mobile, computer graphics, defense and aerospace. Products under his leadership have been used by customers around the world, and received numerous prestigious awards.
Most recently serving as Chief Customer and Program Officer for the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) for the province of British Columbia, he led a team of over 250 individuals managing several hundred million dollars of programs. Prior to that, he led the creation of a new AI product category in cybersecurity at Absolute, heading up everything from product vision & strategy, to roadmap, team growth, positioning, pricing, go-to-market, analyst relations, and M&A integrations.
Today, Ali works with a select group of organizations as an Advisor, Consultant, and fractional Chief Product Officer, to help them develop and execute business and product strategy.
Ali is a regular speaker at conferences and in the media, and is an active member of civil society. He is on the Advisory Committee for the Governor General of Canada, and has served as President and Board Chair for the Simon Fraser University Alumni Association, Vancouver Chair for the Institute for Canadian Citizenship, Chair for Communications and Publications on the Council for British Columbia, Board Member at the Laurier Institution, and Cabinet Member for the Night of Miracles gala in support of BC Childrens Hospital.
Ali holds an undergraduate degree in Engineering Science (Honors) from Simon Fraser University, and a MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management.