Person Overview

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Primary:
CEO/Co-Founder at Energy Inside
Past:
Director & Investor at Neurosilicon, Co-Founder & CEO at Control-F1, See All (3)
Education:
University of Western Ontario

Detailed Description

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Veer Gidwaney is Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder at Maxwell Health. Named one of Maclean's Magazine 'Top 25 Under 30,' Veer is a proven entrepreneur and innovator whose energy and intelligence have long been devoted to solving the problems of our time. Veer co-founded and served as CEO of DailyFeats, the popular mobile app that motivates and rewards members to improve their health and well-being.

Prior to co-founding DailyFeats, Veer was Director and Co-Founder of Humanity Calls, a fundraising tournament website designed to bring together non-profits, companies and individuals focused on addressing global causes. In 2010, Humanity Calls, in partnership with eBay, ran a successful tournament for the environment that resulted in donations to dozens of top non-profits.

In the midst of completing his degree in business at the University of Western Ontario, Veer also co- founded and served as CEO of Control-F1. An industry leader in Support Automation, Control-F1 served more than 100 customers worldwide, had 50 employees, and raised more than $13 million in venture capital. In December of 2005, Control-F1 was acquired by CA Technologies, one of the world's largest software companies, exceeding $4 billion in sales. Veer went on to serve as head of sales for one of CA Technologies' North American business units with more than $75 million in annual revenue , and later served as Executive Advisor to the EVP of Technology and Products.

Veer was also a Director and a primary investor of Neurosilicon, a life science company focused on advancing healthcare research through enabling rapid, non-invasive, targeted depolarization of excitable cells using the company's novel photoconductive stimulation technology.

Recognizing his success, E&Y named him a finalist for Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2002. Veer lives in New York City with his wife Nina and their children, son Vayav and daughter Naiya.

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