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DMZ’s Executive Director Abdullah Snobar accepted into Forbes Technology Council

Forbes Technology Council is an Invitation-Only Community for World-Class CIOs, CTOs and Technology Executives.

Toronto Abdullah Snobar, executive director, DMZ, a world leading tech accelerator for high-potential startups to scale and grow into world-class businesses, has been accepted into the Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class CIOs, CTOs and technology executives.

Abdullah joins other Forbes Technology Council members, who are hand-selected, to become part of a curated network of successful peers that have the opportunity to submit thought leadership articles and short tips on industry-related topics for publishing on

Forbes Councils combines an innovative, high-touch approach to community management perfected by the team behind Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) with the extensive resources and global reach of Forbes. As a result, Forbes Council members get access to the people, benefits and expertise they need to grow their businesses — and a dedicated member concierge who acts as an extension of their own team, providing personalized one-on-one support.

“I’m delighted to be appointed a member of the Forbes Technology Council,” said Snobar. “This is an exciting time to be representing Canada in the tech sector. Our homegrown innovations are making headlines in the media, but the future depends upon our ability to build global demand for these products and services. I look forward to working with Forbes to ensure that we find opportunities to help further cement the DMZ’s role in making made-in-Canada companies succeed and lead on a global stage.”

Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, says, “We are honored to welcome Abdullah into the community. Our mission with Forbes Councils is to curate successful professionals from every industry, creating a vetted, social capital-driven network that helps every member make an even greater impact on the business world.”


About Forbes Councils

Forbes partnered with the founders of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) to launch Forbes Councils, invitation-only communities for world-class business professionals in a variety of industries. Members, who are hand-selected by each Council’s community team, receive personalized introductions to each other based on their specific needs and gain access to a wide range of business benefits and services, including best-in-class concierge teams, personalized connections, peer-to-peer learning, a business services marketplace, and the opportunity to share thought leadership content on For more information about Forbes Technology Council, visit

About DMZ:

The DMZ is a world-leading tech accelerator that helps high-potential startups grow and scale to world-class businesses. Since 2010, the DMZ has helped 336 startups raise over $400 million and foster more than 3,246 jobs. For more information, visit

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