Humera Malik Named 2018 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Award Winner
Updated: Sep 20, 2018
Toronto, September 19, 2018 – Canvass Analytics Inc. is proud to announce that Humera Malik, CEO has been named a recipient of the 2018 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards - Ones to Watch Award, presented by Freshco.ca. The RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards are the pre-eminent national business awards recognizing the country’s leading female entrepreneurs. Now in its 26th year, the program is an initiative of Women of Influence, an award-winning organization dedicated to advancing Canadian women.
Out of over 7,400 nominees, 23 finalists have been selected to represent seven award categories. The ‘Ones to Watch Award’ category recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate incredible potential though their innovative ideas, business acumen and a concrete strategy for future potential growth.
“It is an incredible honor to be recognized alongside some of the best women in business. It’s an important time to shine the spotlight on successful women and the platforms that encourage and support their growth. This award is testament to my great team whose commitment and enthusiasm contribute to Canvass’s success every day,” commented Humera Malik, CEO of Canvass Analytics.
Funded by Google’s AI-fund, Gradient Ventures, Canvass Analytics provides an automated AI-powered analytics platform that continuously identifies operational improvements 12 times faster than any other solution. As a result, Canvass Analytics’ platform helps its customers to improve quality, lower production costs and reduce their energy consumption. Based in Toronto, Canvass Analytics’ customers include Fortune 500 industrial companies across the automotive, aerospace, energy, and food and agriculture industries. As CEO of Canvass Analytics, Humera Malik has quickly established herself as one of the leading voices in Artificial Intelligence and how it can help economies, industries and communities to propel growth, accelerate innovation and to revolutionize legacy operational practices.
The RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards recognizes female business owners from across Canada who make impressive and substantial contributions to the local, Canadian or global economy. All nominees were required to submit thorough applications, which are reviewed and judged by a panel of prominent business leaders and subject to a due diligence performed by KPMG.
“This is an exciting year for the program, because we’re not only celebrating some of the most established and impressive women entrepreneurs in Canada, we’re also shining a spotlight on the up-and-coming talent that is about to make their mark,” said Alicia Skalin, Co-CEO, Women of Influence Worldwide Inc. “From across the country, from diverse backgrounds, spanning industries and business stages and sizes – our finalists truly represent what it means to go after your personal dreams.”