Modest Tree’s Sam Sannandeji Recognized as CDR 2020 Top Aerospace & Defence Professional Under 40

Updated: Jan 22, 2021

Halifax, Canada, December 18, 2020 - Modest Tree, a Canadian software company focused on providing data-driven digitalization solutions for enterprise, is excited to announce that its Founder & CEO Sam Sannandeji has been recognized by CDR Magazine as a 2020 Top Aerospace & Defence Professional Under 40.

CDR’s Top Aerospace & Defence Professionals Under 40 is a new feature that is designed to recognize the achievements and significant contributions of Canada’s present and future leaders in the Aerospace & Defence Industry. “Those profiled possess a strong work ethic, leadership qualities, entrepreneurship, and have been influential in promoting Canada’s Aerospace and Defence Industry,” describes CDR Magazine.

Sam founded Modest Tree to pursue the development of a software that would lower the barrier to the creation of immersive training applications. Now, after winning numerous awards and accolades, he has grown his company into a global operation with industry-leading partnerships and top-tier international clients.

“I am honoured to be recognized alongside such strong up-and-coming leaders and entrepreneurs, and I am grateful for the dedication of my team at Modest Tree as we work together to develop the technologies that will lead the advancement of Canada’s Aerospace and Defence Industry,” states Sannandeji.

“Sam's passion for innovation in technology drives top-tier Aerospace & Defence clients to turn to modern, innovative solutions, furthering the ability of Atlantic Canada’s technology industry to make a positive global impact in the industry," comments Modest Tree COO Emily Smits.

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About Modest Tree:

Modest Tree Media Inc. (Modest Tree) is a Canadian software company focused on providing data-driven digitalization solutions for enterprise. Founded in 2011, we have worked with leading OEMs, including GE Healthcare, Volkswagen, L3, RENK AG, and the Canadian military, to develop digital solutions that accelerate employee training, the sale of products, and internal and external communications with digital tools for communicating internally and externally with customers.

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About CDR:

Canadian Defence Review magazine is Canada’s leading defence and military journal, serving the information needs of Canada’s defence community. Readers of CDR include senior officers in the Canadian military, senior government officials and parliamentarians as well as executives in the defence, aerospace, security and related industries.

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