Valsef CEO Ouissam Youssef Shares Approach to Tech Success

Ouissam Youssef is a busy man.

He’s the CEO of Valsef, a holding company with three operating subsidiaries. He’s also the CEO of Valsoft, Valsef’s software division. At Valnet, the crown jewel, he’s mostly an advisor, a reflection of his business philosophy of trust and delegation.

You’d think that with an industry leading company to run, Ouissam wouldn’t have time to sit down and chat, yet alone play golf, but he invited me to his office, where an impressive bag of golf clubs leaned on its stand.

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The Entrepreneurial Evolution of Canadian Culture

Yesterday the Canadian Club of Toronto held a lunch and panel discussion called "Raising a Billion Dollar Baby" in downtown Toronto.

The purpose of the panel discussion was ostensibly how to build a company with routes in Canada, but the conversation turned more to the strengths and weaknesses of Canadian culture, and how it is evolving to become more entrepreneurial.

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