VP, Wealth,


About Ali

Ali Irshad is a dynamic and passionate leader with a 13+ year track record of driving multi-million-dollar sales growth in highly competitive professional markets. His tenacious approach to architecting, modelling, hiring, training, and leading large revenue divisions has successfully lead his teams to achieve outstanding goals. He has built sales offices from the ground up across North America, including New York City, Toronto, Chicago, Denver, and Los Angeles, and has trained and developed the next generation of leaders.

Currently, the Vice President of Sales at Coinsquare, Ali overseas the Wealth Division, which provides a premium service to clients who wish to have direct access to dedicated account team, make larger trades, and gain access to their private trading desk. Coinsquare is Canada's leading online exchange that enables users to transact using digital currency. Individuals can trade their wealth for digital currency and assets. Coinsquare's proprietary platform makes it easy to set up, fund, and securely trade crypto currency. 

Questions We Asked Ali

  • Knowing what you know now as a leader, what would you tell yourself 10 years ago?

  • What do you think people love most about your leadership style? 

  • What is/was your most memorable leader? 

  • What’s been your biggest business and/or leadership challenge in the past 3 months? 

  • What makes Coinsquare a market/brand/product leader? 

  • What’s been your biggest achievement as a leader? 

  • What do you look forward to most every day? 

  • What’s been your biggest failure as a leader? 

  • What do you think makes a great leader? 

  • Do you think people are born leaders? 


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Britt Innes

VP Marketing & Communicatons, Joey Restaurant Group

Elizabeth Prigioniero

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