Aboriginal Alumni Stories: Michael Low (BA '95, Geography)
Michael Low is a community member of Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve with family roots in Northern Ontario. He is a lifelong entrepreneur whose current endeavour is Symbiotic Group Inc., a consulting company providing IT Consulting and Recruitment and Aboriginal Business Consulting services to clients across Canada. He is the founder and president.
Low is passionate about entrepreneurship, about conceiving new ideas, and nurturing and growing companies in the business to business marketplace. He formed Symbiotic Group to provide industry leading IT consulting services with an Aboriginal business perspective and focus. Low is proud of his entrepreneurial achievements working with several young and growing organizations and his advocacy for the advancement of Aboriginal people.
Low has an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography from Wilfrid Laurier University. He has also completed the master’s level in The Strategic Coach, a five-year entrepreneurial coaching program designed for business owners.
Low and his family live in Oakville. When not working on new ventures Low loves to spend time with his wife and two young children. He can be found spending family time in the outdoors, playing hockey, enjoying multiple hobbies, playing music and reading.
Low and his family are also active supporting several charity groups that have impacted their lives, including McMaster Children’s Hospital, Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of Canada, Heart & Stroke Foundation, Wilfrid Laurier University, and the University of Guelph.