We believe that success in business is directly correlated to the caliber of the people on the team. With this in mind, we created a group we called Mistral Executive Fellows.

Moodie Cheikh

CEO & Founder


Moodie is a technology business leader with experience at all stages of company growth. As co-founder and CEO of Searidge Technologies, Moodie grew the company organically and primarily through international expansion. He established the company as a technology innovator and global market leader in aviation. In 2017, Searidge became jointly owned by two tier one Air Navigation Service Providers, NAV CANADA and NATS (UK); the first partnership of its kind in the aviation space. Moodie continues to lead the company as it grows its domestic and international footprint.

Moodie shares his knowledge through his role as director on various boards, as well as investing in and advising early-stage technology companies. With a particular interest in international business, Moodie helps companies develop mechanisms to allow them to operate on a global scale. He also teaches the next generation of entrepreneurs through the Telfer School of Management at Ottawa University’s eMBA program.