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Som Seif

Founder and CEO

Purpose Investments


Som Seif is the founder and CEO of Purpose Investments. Prior to Purpose, he founded Claymore in Canada, which was acquired by BlackRock in 2012. Under his leadership, Claymore grew to $8 billion in assets and established itself as a leader in bringing intelligent, low-cost ETFs to investors. Mr. Seif is currently vice chair of the Sunnybrook Hospital Foundation and an advisor to the Art Gallery of Ontario and the University of Toronto. In 2011, his leadership was recognized with the Top 40 Under 40 award.