CIO Spotlight: Jamshid Rezaei, Mitel

"CIOs are the head of technology and should consider themselves to be true business leaders."

Name: Jamshid Rezaei

Company: Mitel

Job title: CIO

Time in current role: 3+ years

Location: Toronto, Canada

Education: I have a degree in civil engineering. I also have an IT diploma from CDI College of Business and Technology in Toronto, Canada and various IT and business certifications in Management, Security, IT strategy, Operations and Applications. Additionally, I am a member of the CIO Association of Canada.

As Chief Information Officer, Jamshid Rezaei is responsible for driving Mitel’s information technology (IT) initiatives, as well as developing and executing Mitel’s own digital transformation efforts. A passionate driver of change and innovation, Rezaei has been at the forefront of digital technology implementation in business communications for nearly two decades. He joined Mitel in February 2014 following the acquisition of Aastra Technologies, where he held various leadership roles in IT and business operations. In 2017, Rezaei was named an IDG Computerworld Premier 100 Technology Leader, recognized for his exceptional leadership and innovative approach to business.

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