Fireside w/ Saad Bashir (CTO @ City of Seattle) (Presented by AWS)

Apr 30, 2020, 4:00 – 5:00 PM

Islamabad

Saad Bashir is CTO of the City of Seattle. In this role, Saad’s team oversees a team of 800+ staff with P&L responsibility of $350 Million. Saad leads all aspects of technology management for the $6 billion corporation. Prior to this, Saad was based in Canada’s capital, where he served as Director of Economic Development and Innovation and later as Chief Information Officer for the City of Ottawa.

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Saad Bashir was nominated in Jan-2019 as the City of Seattle’s Chief Technology Officer. In this role, Saad’s team oversees a team of 800+ staff with P&L responsibility of $350 Million. Saad leads all aspects of technology management for the $6 billion corporation. Prior to Seattle, Saad was based in Canada’s capital, where he served as Director of Economic Development and Innovation and later as Chief Information Officer for the City of Ottawa.

Saad brings several years of experience in the private and public sectors. He has held positions with organizations including Citibank, Flextronics, Canadian Pacific, Nortel Networks and Calgary Economic Development. He is passionate about strategic planning, innovation development, culture transformation and change management.

Saad has a degree in Computer Engineering from Queen’s University. He has held various volunteer board positions including Innovation Centre at Bayview Yards, Ottawa Tourism, Oxfam Canada and others. He is also a 2013 recipient of “Forty Under 40” award.


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Speaker

  • Saad Bashir

    City of Seattle

    CTO

When

When

Thursday, April 30, 2020
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM UTC

Agenda

Fireside Chat
Q & A

Host

  • Arzish Azam

    Startup Grind / Ejad Labs

    Director / CEO

Organizers

  • Arzish Azam

    Ejad Labs

    Country Manager, Pakistan

  • Mehroz Azam

    Ejad Labs

    Co-Director

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Startup Guide Pakistan

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Pakistani Women in Computing (PWIC)

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PopCorn Studio

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Daftarkhwan

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Tech London Advocates Pakistan (TLAP)

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American Pakistan Foundation

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