Saar is Managing Director at OMERS Growth Equity, focusing on EdTech and FinTech sectors, and currently serves on the boards of Purpose Unlimited, Skillshare, and Trox.
Before joining OMERS, Saar was the CEO of CDI Technologies, where he began in business development (2000-2006) and took over as CEO in 2006. In 2010 Saar led a management buyout of the company and sold majority control of CDI three years later to HIG Growth Partners while retaining a significant minority equity interest. During his time at CDI, Saar led the business through three acquisitions, two re-financings, and helped grow revenue and employees by more than 10x. Saar has an MBA from Ivey Business School at Western University. He graduated as an Ivey Scholar and a BA in Economics from Wilfrid Laurier, where he graduated on the Dean’s List.