Director, BDC Advisory Services
Ali Lajevardi, B.Eng. IMBA, is Director of BDC Advisory Services in Ontario. Ali’s work experience prior to joining BDC includes various leadership roles in areas of strategic management as well as technology-based productivity and operational effectiveness enhancement in local and international markets. Through his career, Ali has worked in wide range of industries including professional services and engineering, advanced manufacturing, high-grade materials processing, food and beverage, international trade and advanced medical technologies. He has worked in diverse locations in Asia and Europe and most recently across Canada. As an entrepreneur, Ali co-founded and successfully transitioned out of two businesses in the areas of medical technologies and international logistics. As a part of BDC Advisory team, Ali’s team help Canadian entrepreneurs and SMEs prioritize their strategies to grow locally and internationally while at the same time become more productive and competitive through practical innovation and transformative application of technology.