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

Thu, Apr 30, 2020, 9:00 PM (PKT)

About this event

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30 April - 9 PM - Islamabad | 9 AM - San Francisco | 5 PM - London | 12 PM - Toronto


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.

Exclusive application for 1:1 Mentorship with an AWS expert

As a Startup Grind community member, you are invited to apply for our exclusive AWS + Startup Grind Mentorship Program as part of Mentorship Month.

Selected applicants will have the opportunity to participate in a one-on-one mentor session to get guidance on how to grow and develop your business and allow you to get first-hand advice from experts in your field. We offer 5 distinct mentoring tracks that you can choose from, including Fundraising, Product, Marketing, Sales, or Strategy & Ops, and you will get paired with an AWS expert in the field of your choice. All sessions are held remotely, and the program is completely free for all participants.

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Thursday, Apr 30
9:00 PM - 10:00 PM (PKT)

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