About us

Gnowit is a SaaS company that provides smart, on-demand media intelligence for leaders to identify winning strategies. Gnowit is trusted globally by larger enterprises as well as government entities to provide fast, accurate and real-time media intelligence to meet their business needs.

Our Clients

Creating value for our customers and giving their business a competitive edge.

Our Partners

Join our ecosystem of analyst partners to make sense of the data.

Our team

Fahim Sheikh

Fahim Sheikh leads the company’s vision, execution and go to market strategy. Fahim has over 20 years of global experience in Software Development, Business Development and Sales. As VP Sales, Fahim was instrumental in building the APAC business for BTI Systems, a Canadian start-up that was acquired by Juniper Networks in 2016. After the acquisition, Fahim spent 3 years in a Global Business Development role for Juniper. Fahim is an advisor to a number of start-ups in Ottawa. Fahim holds a Masters and Bachelors in Systems and Computer Engineering from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada.

Shahzad Khan
CTO and Founder

Shahzad Khan leads the artificial intelligence, machine learning and natural language processing practices at Gnowit. Shahzad holds 5 patents and is the author of 22+peer-reviewed academic publications. Shahzad is also a mentor in the Ottawa chapter of the Silicon Valley founder’s institute and on the board of advisors for four AI-focused startups in Canada and the US. He has a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Cambridge (UK), an MSc in Information Studies from Syracuse University (NY, USA) and a BSc in Computer Science from the Lahore University of Management Science (LUMS), Lahore, Pakistan.

Jihane Hoummady

Jihane Hoummady is the Chief Marketing Officer at Gnowit Inc. where she leads the Global Marketing Strategy for the company. Jihane is responsible for marketing Gnowit’s products and stewarding the brand using analytics and social media.
With over 12 years in the digital sphere, her expertise in digital marketing and strong technical knowledge contribute to improving performance across our digital footprint. Jihane has a BA from Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec.

Corporate Headquarters

308 Legget Drive, Suite 206
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
K2K 1Y6