Knockri’s CEO Jahanzaib Ansari appointed to the Business Council of Canada as Next Generation Business Leader 

TORONTO, ON, May 20, 2024 – We are thrilled to announce that Knockri’s CEO and Co-founder, Jahanzaib Ansari, has been nominated to join the prestigious Business Council of Canada as a Next Generation Business Leader. 

The Business Council of Canada (BCC), chaired by Victor Dodig, President and CEO of CIBC, and led by Goldy Hyder, is composed of over 170 of the nation’s top chief executives and entrepreneurs from leading companies operating in every sector and region of Canada. This esteemed group represents the pinnacle of Canadian business leadership and innovation. 

The Next Generation Business Leaders initiative within the BCC is designed to recognize and bring together dynamic and forward-thinking leaders who are making significant impacts in their industries. These leaders are selected for their ability to drive innovation, foster sustainable growth, and influence positive change within their organizations and beyond. They represent the future of business leadership in Canada, bringing fresh perspectives and novel approaches to solving contemporary challenges. 

“Being part of the BCC as a Next Generation Business Leader is an incredible honor,” expresses Jahanzaib Ansari. “It is a unique opportunity to collaborate with some of the brightest minds in the country and to contribute to shaping the future of business in Canada. At Knockri, we are passionate about leveraging responsible AI to transform recruitment practices, and I look forward to sharing our insights and learning from fellow members to drive meaningful change in the industry.” 

This nomination is not only a significant personal achievement for Jahanzaib but also a testament to Knockri’s impact and growth in the industry. It highlights our commitment to advancing responsible AI in HR and driving growth in skills-based hiring and promotions.  

Stay tuned for more updates as we continue to pave the way for innovative and ethical recruitment solutions. 

Jahanzaib Ansari  
Co-Founder and CEO, Knockri  


About Knockri  

Knockri is an asynchronous interview assessment platform designed to revolutionize the hiring process by providing unbiased, data-driven insights into candidate performance. Partner organizations witness a 25% increase in racial and gender diversity and an 80% reduction in time and cost to hire. Knockri, with its commitment to ethical AI practices, collaborates with leading enterprises such as IBM, Deloitte, Appen and many others to create equitable and efficient candidate experiences globally. Connect with Knockri on LinkedIn or book a demo to learn more. 

About the Business Council of Canada 

The BCC is an association of chief executives and entrepreneurs of leading Canadian companies. The Council is dedicated to building a stronger Canada and fostering a prosperous and sustainable future for all Canadians. For more information, visit Business Council of Canada. 

Business Council of Canada
Jahanzaib Ansari (R) with the President and CEO of the Business Council of Canada, Goldy Hyder (L)