Empowering entrepreneurs in the capital to innovate, learn, and thrive together.

As the home of hundreds of festivals, museums, landmarks, and cultural activities, our city of Ottawa has no shortage of character. This city boasts the highest tech-labour concentration in Canada, and a highly-educated labour force, resulting in a large and active community of entrepreneurs. 

The EO Ottawa entrepreneur community, as vibrant as the city itself, actively engages and connects entrepreneurs. Learn more about becoming a member below.




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EO Ottawa

Chapter President

Maggie Tessier

Maggie is an experienced entrepreneur who started her first business in 1985 and quickly discovered a passion for entrepreneurship. Joining EO in 2007 was game changer for her, with offering opportunities to grow not only in her business but personally as well. Maggie has a passion for learning and over the past 17 years with EO has participated in numerous EO global, regional, and local events. Maggie has held a variety of board positions over the years and is looking forward to her year as President. Maggie is the owner of Exit Realty Matrix, has three grown children, two of which work in the family business with her. What Maggie enjoys most, is family trips with her children and 9 grandchildren to which she affectionately calls her TRIBE.

Chapter Management

Please feel free to contact our Executive Director should you have any questions about this Chapter, or you need more information about EO - the world’s only peer-to-peer network exclusively for entrepreneurs.

Our Management team is here to help.

Norma Naoufal