NEXT Canada is pleased to announce that Sheldon Levy will join the organization as CEO on October 30, 2017. Sheldon is currently the Deputy Minister of the Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development. Previously, he served as the President and Vice Chancellor of Ryerson University, and was instrumental in launching the DMZ, a top global startup accelerator. NEXT Canada is a national non-profit focused on fostering the next generation of Canadian entrepreneurs. Over 300 entrepreneurs have participated in NEXT Canada’s programs, launching over 80 companies, collectively raising over $250 million in funding, and creating over 800 jobs.