Top Hat CEO and co-founder
Mike Silagadze is the CEO and co-founder of Top Hat. Under Silagadze’s leadership and vision, Top Hat has created the market leading platform for active learning, helping professors engage students and build comprehension before, during and after class. Top Hat is used by millions of students at 750-plus leading North American colleges and universities.
Silagadze is an active speaker and lecturer in the higher education, technology and startup communities, having lectured at the Rotman Commerce Entrepreneurship Organization, the ASU GSV Summit, MaRS, Tech Fest Toronto, SAAS North and TEDxLaurierUniversity, among many others. Silagadze holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo.