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Sarah Baldeo is an experienced neuroscientist, technologist, corporate strategist and entrepreneur. 

Sarah has successfully founded and exited two consulting firms, while helping three companies IPO. Most recently a Partner at CGI, specializing in Innovation Technology, Sarah worked as part of the leadership team to consult with clients on innovation, technology and specializing in digital and cloud transformation. CGI is among the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world, recognized by Forbes in 2022 as one of the World’s Best Consulting Firms. A winner of the 2023 Global Business Elites Top 40 Under 40 Awards, Sarah is committed to sharing her knowledge and inspiring leaders to practice integrity and accountability. She has architected applications for the likes of Uber and Google in biometrics and top Banks on digital identity.

She is currently CEO at IDQ Advisory Group, a boutique IT firm founded in 2010, and has held senior executive roles at Canada News Wire, Ceridian, FinancialForce, TransparentBusiness, Insurance Search Bureau, and Deloitte Canada. Sarah holds an Executive MBA via University of Toronto, a neuroscience degree from York University, and certifications from Princeton, Ryerson, and University of Illinois.

Sarah served as Chair for the Professional Background Screening Association and was an anchor member for the Canadian Women’s Chamber of Commerce. She also worked with the RBC Initiative, Women in Identity as a member of the University of California Advisory Board for Leadership. Presently Sarah is a mentor via Women’s Infrastructure Network, on the CivicAction ELN Executive Committee, on the Advisory Board for Napice, a learning platform for engineers, and most recently was appointed to the Cyber Security Global Alliance Board of Directors and Senior Advisory Council.

She has appeared on/ presented at TED Conferences, ELEVATE Festival, CBC News, Build a Dream, Gaming Security Professionals of Canada, FEM for STEM, GirlStrong, Powerful Women in Cyber, WomenTech Global, Women in Cyber, Women Enterprise Organizations of Canada, Alberta Women Entrepreneurs, University of Calgary Haskayne Business School and guest lecturing at University of Toronto Rotman Business School.

With a strong creative side, Sarah has acted on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Fox, and appeared in national tv commercials for Autotrader and other large brands like BNN Bloomberg. A born and raised Torontonian, she is devoted to helping improve accessibility and equity within the global economy, and was nominated for the 2023 WXN Canadian DEI Awards, a winner of the 2021 University of Toronto Rotman Social Impact Award and is a 2021 WomenTech Global Award Finalist. Kicking off 2024 Sarah was nominated for the 2024 DMZ Women of the Year Award and voted as Top LinkedIn Business Innovation Voice.

Sarah Baldeo is represented by Carolyn Forde. 

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