Key Sector Innovation


Located in the Toronto-Waterloo Innovation Corridor, connected by an extensive network of highways, railways and Canada’s largest airport – Mississauga is prideful of its robust and diverse business community that makes up some of the largest knowledge-based sectors in Canada. These sectors include Life Sciences, Advanced Manufacturing (Aerospace, Automotive, Cleantech and Food and Beverage), Information and Communications Technology and Financial Services and Real Estate.

Many innovative companies call Mississauga home and join our network of creative thinkers, innovators, and entrepreneurs. See some of the amazing things their doing below.

Shash Anand

Vice President of Product Strategy, SOTI

Company Overview:

SOTI is a proven leader at creating innovative solutions that reduce the cost and complexity of business-critical mobility and the Internet of Things (IoT).

Thousands of companies around the world depend on them to secure, manage and support their mobile operations. SOTI’s two decades of success has built strong partnerships with leading mobile platform providers and device manufacturers. These relationships give them unparalleled insight into new technology and industry trends before they happen.

Based in Mississauga, Shash Anand is the VP of Product Strategy at SOTI. SOTI is a proven innovator — clear vision, laser focus and a commitment to R&D has made them the market leader at delivering exciting, new business mobility solutions. SOTI helps businesses take mobility to endless possibilities.



Baylis Medical

Company Overview:

Baylis Medical is a world leader in the conception, development, production and distribution of state-of-the-art medical products that improve the lives of people around the world. They are committed to offering these products with exceptional customer service.

Based in Mississauga, Kris Shah is the president of Baylis Medical. Baylis Medical offers a unique line of diagnostic catheters, allowing electrophysiologists to reach previously inaccessible areas of the coronary sinus and beyond. They are committed to supporting physicians in the delivery of new avenues of care for their patients.

Baylis Medical also develops medical devices with the individual needs of physicians and patients in mind. They are dedicated to facilitating smoother, more predictable transseptal procedures, allowing physicians to deliver life-changing therapies to their patients.

Kris Shah

President, Baylis Medical



ESI Informatics

Shirook Ali

CEO & CTO, Ecosystem Informatics Inc. (ESI)

Company Overview:

Ecosystem Informatics Inc.™ (ESI) is an innovative, clean technology company. They design and deploy systems that support efforts to understand and protect the environment and enhance business performance. As a team of professional engineers, they work with governments, industries, researchers and advocacy groups to support their vision for a better tomorrow.

Based in Mississauga, Shirook Ali is the CEO & CTO of ESI, which developed an innovative, first in its class technology that can accurately measure pollution on the go and, by using Artificial Intelligence based algorithms, correct any variations due to changes in speed. They have complemented this technology with several data modelling and reporting tools to create a complete package that suits the needs of their customers.

They are a proud, truly home-made Canadian company with diverse roots and on the journey towards making the world more sustainable.



Key Industry Sectors

The Mississauga Economic Development Office has a web page showcasing the city’s key industry sectors. These sectors make up some of the largest knowledge-based industries in Canada and include: Advanced Manufacturing, Financial Services, Information & Communications Technology, Life Sciences, Smart Logistics and others.

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