Shahrzad Rafati, resident in Canada

BroadbandTV Founder Shahrzad Rafati has been named CanadianSME Magazine’s Business Woman of the Year in recognition of her success in the media and technology industry.Vancouver-headquartered BBTV is an enabling platform for content owners that is advancing the world through the creation, distribution, management and monetization of content.European entertainment conglomerate RTL Group acquired 51% of BBTV in 2013 for $36 million.