Mentors

Stewart Lyons

CEO, TeraGo Networks Inc.

Stewart is a nationally recognized, entrepreneurial business leader who has successfully launched and exited from two large-scale startups.   He currently is the CEO of TeraGo Networks Inc, (TSX:TGO) a national IT solutions company and the largest Canadian cloud services provider. The company offers IT solutions for over 4,000 businesses across Canada, running 3,000 cloud workloads. In two years, he has grown revenues from $50M to $62M and EBITDA from $15M to $20M. 

Previously, Stewart was the co-founder and President of Mobilicity, a national wireless mobility new entrant that from a business plan grew rapidly to serve 300,000 subscribers in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Ottawa. The company successfully exited to Rogers Communications for $465M. Prior to Mobilicity, Stewart co-founded SiriusXM Canada. Serving as the EVP of the venture, he led its launch, its financing as well as sales and marketing efforts. The company successfully exited to the public markets and today has an enterprise value of almost $1 billion.  Stewart has been named one of Canada's Top 40 Under 40, a national program that celebrates the country's leaders of today and tomorrow, and that honours Canadians who have reached a significant level of success but have not yet reached the age of 40.  He has also been selected as one of Western University’s “Extraordinary Alumni”, one of the University of Toronto’s “People who make a Difference” and has been extensively profiled in multiple national publications such as the Globe and Mail, the National Post and others. Stewart has an MBA from the University of Toronto and an LLB from Osgoode Hall Law School, and is a lawyer and member of the Ontario Bar. He is also a member of the Young President's Organization (YPO).