Mark Shulgan

OMERS Growth Equity

Mark Shulgan is Managing Director and Head of OMERS Growth Equity. He currently serves on the boards of Purpose Financial, TouchBistro, Coveo and Dialpad.

Prior to joining OMERS, Mark helped start and then led the Thematic Investing team at CPP Investments. At CPP Investments, Mark oversaw a $5B investment portfolio comprised of public and private investments in technology, healthcare and consumer companies located in North America, Asia and Europe.  Mark was also the Chair of the Thematic Investing Investment Committee and a member of the Active Equities Investment Committee that oversaw an investment portfolio of more than $50B.  Prior to CPP Investments, Mark was a Vice President at Fortress Investment Group. He began his career as an investment banker at Scotiabank.

Mark is a graduate of Western University where he received a B.A. and graduated with the Gold Medal and the University of Windsor where he received a M.B.A.  Mark grew up in Windsor and now lives in Toronto with his wife and two children.

My Sessions

Two Year Countdown to Launch Your IPO Rocketship – Presented by TSX


2021 has been a banner year for public market recognition of SaaS in Canada.  The recent rush of IPOs is frothy by any standard.  Mark Shulgan, Head of OMERS Growth Equity (OGE), shares his unique insights on scaling businesses from growth to IPO-readiness. An IPO holds companies to a higher standard — for finances, disclosures and delivering to plan, therefore setting it up for a stronger […]