Rakesh Naidu is the CEO & President of the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce. He is responsible for initiating and executing the strategy at the Chamber of Commerce to create economic prosperity in the region. Rakesh has over 15 years of experience in economic development. Prior to that he spent over 12 years in Automotive and Environmental Engineering companies. Rakesh works closely with the members, leaders in the industry and different sector heads to identify and maximize the potential in each sector. He facilitates activities with other Windsor Essex area agencies, economic development organizations and key stake holders to ensure the broad level of support for new and existing companies and members.
Rakesh is the Founder of AyeWork, a unique On-Demand; Just-in-time recruiting platform. Rakesh has been a resident of Windsor-Essex since 2004 and is extremely proud of the region. As an ambassador of the Windsor-Essex region, he takes immense pride in the intrinsic strengths, achievements, and diversity of the region. Rakesh is a Chemical Engineer with a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management. He is a volunteer teacher in the ‘Art of
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