About Terry Mirza

Terry’s career spans more than two decades of experience in the Canadian IT sector beginning at IBM as the shift to e-business solutions began. Since joining Compugen as a Corporate Account Manager 16 years ago, Terry held multiple roles in the sales organization before becoming VP of Sales Canada West and United States in late 2014. Over the past two years, Terry played critical roles both in Compugen’s initial and ongoing expansion into the U.S., as well as in the company’s acquisition of Metafore. Based in Vancouver, Terry travels widely for his role throughout North America. He has built a world-class, national team garnering 13 President’s Club Awards in recognition of the success he and his team have helped his customers obtain. Along with hockey, soccer and cultural pursuits, Terry enjoys red wine from the old world, a nice craft beer from the local brewery and spending time with his wife and daughter. When he isn’t playing soccer or spending time with his family, he is working with community organizations such as Canuck Place and Community Living BC.

Building classrooms for the leaders of tomorrow

Outside of the classroom, today’s children live technology enhanced lives. They communicate through messaging apps, learn skills through YouTube, and coordinate much of their social existence through mobile devices. But elementary, and high schools have not kept pace. They are not in a race for the future, but a race just to catch up to the present. While this presents a challenge, there are ways to bridge the gap. Effective, technology-enhanced learning allows for self-paced  …>> more