Shad OntarioTech

Program Director

Osman Hamid, EdD, MBA

Director of Creativity and Entrepreneurship

Osman (he/him) is the Director of Creativity and Entrepreneurship at Ontario Tech University. He is passionate about the entrepreneurial mindset and the experiential learning potential that can come from it. He leverages that passion to lead the Brilliant Catalyst, Durham Region’s university-based incubator, which propels “tech with a conscience” innovation changemakers and supports them through their entrepreneurial journey.

Osman’s involvement with Shad started in 2019 as the Shad Program Director for Ryerson University. He is excited to show Shad the exciting innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship happening at Ontario Tech and Durham region.

Osman completed his Doctor of Education at Western University, a Masters of Business of Administration and Bachelor of Commerce from Ryerson University and an Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Finance from Seneca College. He is also a proud volunteer with the Loran Scholars Foundation as a Selection Committee Chair.