Mr. Samant is a Managing Director and Head of the Canadian Technology Investment Banking practice at Canaccord Genuity. He has extensive experience providing financial and capital markets advisory services to a wide range of growth companies including Workbrain Corporation, Miranda Technologies, RuggedCom, TeraGo Networks, Bridgewater Systems, Corel Corporation, ComDev International and Adenyo. Prior to its merger with Canaccord, Mr Samant was one of the original partners at Genuity Capital Markets at its formation in 2005. Previous to this, Mr. Samant spent a combined ten years in the Communications and Technology practices at RBC Capital Markets and CIBC World Markets. Mr. Samant has an MBA from the Schulich School of Business at York University, an LL.B. from Osgoode Hall Law School and a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) from the University of Western Ontario. Mr. Samant also holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation.