Francis Shen is the President of Shen Capital Corporation, a private investment holding company. Mr. Shen was the former Chairman, Co-Chief Executive Officer and founder of Aastra Technologies Ltd. The company was merged with Mitel Network Corporation in 2014 after 30 years of leadership under Mr. Shen. Aastra was one of the top global players in the enterprise communications market that provided products and services to over 100 countries around the world. Mr. Shen was named Ontario’s 2000 Entrepreneur of The Year in the Technology & Communications category by Ernst & Young. He is a board member of the TIFF, Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation, and The Next 36.