Digital Champion who spearheads smart city initiatives and innovation.
Nasir has over 25 years of experience in the ICT in both private and public sector. In his current role as the Chief Information Officer at the City of Markham, Canada, he provides leadership and strategic direction as well as day-to-day operation in all aspects of information and communication technology for the organization. He is the Digital Champion who spearheads smart city initiatives and innovation, and implementation of digital strategy including numerous successful transformational technology projects across the organization. Playing a CISO role, he is also responsible for cyber security program at the City. Nasir has a Bachelor of Science degree from Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, a Masters of Science degree with Honours from IIT Roorkee, India, and a Doctorate degree with Magna Cum Laude from Fee University of Berlin, Germany.