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Making Mohawk Proud


Jad Saliba

Mohawk College is proud to nominate Jad Saliba for a 2018 Premier's Award. Driven by a desire to combat terrorism and child exploitation as a police officer investigating high-tech crimes, Jad Saliba used his college education in Computer Science and Network Security to build Magnet Forensics, a global leader in the recovery of digital evidence. Saliba developed software that is now used by more than 4,000 organizations in more than 90 countries in investigations of crimes such as child exploitation, human trafficking, terrorism and fraud. Saliba's software has been used in highprofile prosecutions, including that of the Boston Marathon bomber, and he is a renowned expert in the field. Jad graduated from the Computer Systems Technician - Network Systems program in 2001. 

A total of 118 nominees will be celebrated at the 2018 Premier’s Awards gala, which will take place on Monday, November 26, at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel.