Biography

Schulich Executive Learning Centre
Chief Information Officer, City of Markham

Nasir is Chief Information Officer with the City of Markham and has experience in senior ICT leadership and service delivery for well over a decade with responsibilities that include: providing strategic leadership and direction for the organization in all aspects of ICT and being a strong partner to business stake holders in technology enablement; planning and delivery of reliable ICT services to meet the operational business needs, including the provision and management of technology infrastructure and business systems, corporate data, security and communications services; development and management of capital and annual operating budget, and both short- and long-term business plans for the corporate ICT function; sponsoring and overseeing all ICT projects for best practices, and successful and timely delivery; overseeing corporate IT policies/procedures and best practices and identifying strategic information technology initiatives/opportunities; establishing and measuring key performance indicators and benchmarks; monitoring and maintaining consistency and quality of programs and services; ensuring the work environment is conducive to build and maintain a high performing collaborative team. His current areas of interest include: digital strategy, Smart City initiatives, and transformational IT projects.

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