Cyrus is the City of Hamilton’s Chief Digital Officer and his portfolio includes Smart City / Intelligent Communities Initiative, Open Data, Digital & Innovation, Community Initiatives. Strategic Partnerships, and CityLAB programs. Cyrus has over 20 years experience in senior leadership roles in IT, digital solutions and transformation, quality assurance, process improvement and project management in the health care, manufacturing and education sectors. Cyrus has a degree in Mechanical Engineering and Management from McMaster University (1998), is a Professional Engineer, and a Certified Project Management Professional with keen interest in digital social equity and all things technology related. He is also a member of the United Way Halton Hamilton Cabinet representing the City of Hamilton and is a YMCA Community Connections Newcomer Mentor.