Naysan Saran

Naysan Saran

CANN Forecast ,
CEO

Naysan Saran is the co-founder and CEO of CANN Forecast (CANN), a startup based in the city of Montreal, that helps municipalities transition towards a proactive approach to water management. The startup was founded by the winning team of the 2016 AquaHacking challenge. CANN is now collaborating with partners such as the Montreal Institute of Learning Algorithms, as well as municipalities such as of Montreal, Gatineau and Halifax.

Prior to founding CANN, Naysan worked as a scientific programmer at Environment Canada. She participated in the development and deployment of a machine learning based approach, for the post-processing of numerical weather forecasts.

Naysan holds a background in both Computer Engineering and Mathematics, and is passionate about using artificial intelligence to help solve environmental challenges.