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 telco providers. He is also the founder of cloud.ca, a Canadian cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS) focused on data residency, privacy and security requirements.
Prior to CloudOps, Mr. Rae was responsible for engineering at Coradiant, a leader in web application performance management. 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 is a member of the Digital Industries Table for the Government of Canada. He is also a member of the Canadian Council of Innovators as well as the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO).
Mr. Rae holds a B.Sc. 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.