Saad is a successful serial entrepreneur, with business ventures including a custom cable manufacturing company, outdoor power equipment import & sales and most recently a Franchise location of Mister Transmission in Mississauga, Ontario.
Saad has a no-nonsense; take complete responsibility of your product, business philosophy. He believes that, while market forces and circumstances play a role, at the end of the day the success and the failure of any small-business rests with its owner. Ultimately, it’s a simple matter of who wants to succeed more!
Saad’s entrepreneurial journey started around the same time he learned to spell the word at the age of 15, when he started converting the paper based databases to then high-tech Palm-V searchable electronic records for the independent agents in the insurance industry. Later on, he went onto import and resell snow-blowers long big box stores entered this market in the Toronto area.
In 2006, Saad started working out of his basement to start assembling cable assemblies for industrial and commercial applications, within a few years the business’s customers included a number of Fortune 500 clients, energy distributors, as well as a number of start-ups and independent researchers in various Canadian academic institutions.
The latest venture includes ownership of a transmission repair franchise, Mister Transmission, located in Mississauga, Ontario. This Location has seen substantial revenue growth even in a market where the aftereffects of the 2008 Auto industry’s near meltdown, are still being felt.