Cosimo Fiorenza is the Vice-President and General Counsel of Quantum Valley Investments and the Quantum Valley Investment Fund. Prior to his current positions, Mr. Fiorenza spent approximately 20 years with different major Toronto law firms including Bennett Jones LLP from 2006 to 2009 as a Senior Tax Partner and at Goodman & Carr LLP from 2001 to 2006 where he held various positions including Managing Partner, member of the firm’s Executive Committee and Senior Tax Partner. Mr. Fiorenza specialized in corporate tax. During his tenure on Bay Street, he advised some of Canada’s largest corporations and biggest entrepreneurs on income tax and commercial matters with a focus on technology and international structure.
Mr. Fiorenza is the Vice Chair and a founding director of the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, the foundational theoretical physics centre established by Mike Lazaridis in 2000. In addition to his current role as Vice Chair, Mr. Fiorenza is also the Co-Chair of the Perimeter Institute’s Leadership Council and a member of the Finance Committee. Mr. Fiorenza is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Institute for Quantum Computing, the experimental physics research institute established by Mr. Lazaridis at the University of Waterloo in 2002.
Mr. Fiorenza holds a degree in Business Administration from Lakehead University and a law degree from the University of Ottawa. He was called to the Bar in Ontario in 1991.