Chetan Mathur Next Pathway CEO
Chetan Mathur – Chief Executive Officer, Next Pathway

Chetan Mathur is the Chief Executive Officer of Next Pathway Inc., North America’s leading technology consulting firm specializing in Big Data and Digital Transformation. Mr. Mathur has served in the role since 2006 where he is responsible for providing senior leadership and counsel to ensure the company is at the forefront of the ever-changing technology landscape.

Prior to Next Pathway, Mr. Mathur had established and grown several companies in the information technology sector over a 20-plus year career. He founded Sage Information Consultants in 1992, an international technology integrator that specialized in complex financial services software. Chetan oversaw Sage’s growth to become a leading supplier of IT consulting services for global banking and financial institutions. He negotiated the sale of Sage in June 2000 to a NASDAQ listed company.

Mr. Mathur co-founded M Systems Group (M) in 2003. At M, Mr. Mathur developed an innovative pricing model to quantify the internal cost of IT services. Under his direction, M grew to become a leading global provider of out-sourced managed email and directory services to financial services organizations. Mr. Mathur coordinated the sale of M to Bell Canada in 2006.

Mr. Mathur is also involved in numerous professional organizations. Among others, he is a member of the Young Presidents Organization and is one of the Founding Patron’s and serves on the Board of Directors for Luminato (www.luminato.com), Canada’s preeminent festival of Arts & Creativity. Chetan is a member of the Board of Directors for the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), and previously served on the Board of Governors for Roy Thomson/Massey Hall from 2010-2012.

Mr. Mathur and his wife Clara, through their charitable trust, support many causes close to their hearts. In 2011, Mr. and Mrs. Mathur established the Berlin Mathur Charitable Fund to benefit Kapi’olani Medical Center for Women & Children in Hawaii to provide financial support and care to Kapi’olani’s patients and families.

Mr. Mathur graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and Computer Science.

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Chief Executive Officer, Next Pathway
Over a career spanning 20 years, Mr. Mathur has established and grown several companies in the information technology sector. He founded Sage Information Consultants in 1992, an international technology integrator that specializes in the Microsoft enterprise platform. Sage grew rapidly by providing exceptional quality consulting services at a competitive cost. Chetan oversaw Sage’s growth to become a leading supplier of IT consulting services for top tier national and international companies. While at Sage, Mr. Mathur was the only Canadian appointed to Microsoft’s International Partner Advisory Board. He negotiated the sale of Sage in June 2000 to Envoy Communications Group.

Mr. Mathur joined M Systems Group (M) in 2003 as Chief Executive Officer. At M, Mr. Mathur developed an innovative pricing model to quantify the internal cost of IT services. Under his direction, M grew to become a leading global provider of out- sourced managed email and directory services to financial services organizations. Mr. Mathur coordinated the sale of M to Bell Canada in 2006.
Mr. Mathur joined Next as Chief Executive Officer in 2006. In this role he provides senior leadership and counsel to keep the company at the forefront of the IT industry.

Mr. Mathur is involved in numerous professional organizations and philanthropic causes. Among others, he is a member of the Young Presidents Organization and is one of the Founding Patron’s and serves on the Board of Directors of Luminato (www.luminato.com), Canada’s pre-eminent festival of Arts & Creativity. Chetan is a member of the Board of Directors for the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).

He graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and Computer Science.

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