Mr. Behnam Esfahanizadeh graduated in 1989
with a degree in Electrical Engineering from Ferdowsi
University in Mashhad, Iran. He ran a successful IT
consulting firm in Iran for several years, and moved to
Toronto in 1997.
Since 2001, Behnam has worked as the
founder and lead director at Caspian Information Systems,
with offices in downtown Toronto. The company has dozens of
clients in the legal, financial, and non-profit sectors.
Behnam is a board member and founder of
the Toronto Iranians Community Group since 2005, Iranian
Fire Festival Committee ( since 2006), Bam-Iran Earthquake
Relief Committee (since 2004), and a board member the
Iranian Canadian Congress (since 2008).
Behnam has worked as a volunteer for many
organizations since 2001 and has been awarded for his 5
years of contribution by Ontario's Ministry of Citizenship
Behnam was one of the volunteers who
worked on behalf of Toronto Iranians with Red Cross Canada
in 2004 to raise funds for the victims of the Tsunami in
Asia . Behnam was one of the organizers of the One People
Concert held on Nov 2005 (Katrina Relief Concert) which was
a cultural event involving different communities.
Behnam was one of the organizers of the
first Nowrouz party (Iranian New Year) at Queens Park on
March 22, 2007 and has worked very closely with Ontario's
Minister of Citizenship and Immigration to have more than
300 Iranian stakeholders and MPP’s for the Nowrouz
celebration which was recognized as “Nowrooz” in 2008.