Sid Paquette

Managing Director, OMERS Ventures


In his role as Managing Director at OMERS Ventures, Sid Paquette is responsible for the identification and execution of investment opportunities for OMERS Ventures in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) sectors.

Prior to joining OMERS Ventures, Sid worked in the international tax practice of a Big Four accounting firm and also worked at one of Canada’s leading corporate law firms. During this time, Sid specialized in providing M&A advice to Canadian and foreign-based multinational corporations, as well as developing and implementing innovative intellectual property strategies.

With over 15 years of experience providing business, tax and legal advisory services to global TMT companies, Sid has a differentiated skillset that has proven to be valuable when working with management teams on the ongoing development and growth of their businesses. He is responsible for OMERS Ventures’ investments in, Pressly, Sweet Tooth, Vidyard and Vision Critical.

Sid holds a BA from York University, JD from Osgoode Hall Law School, MBA from Wilfrid Laurier University and an MTax from the University of Waterloo.