Shafique Shamji is currently the Executive Vice President and CIO of The Ottawa Hospital. Prior to that Mr Shamji served as Chief Operating Officer at Macadamian Technologies, headquartered in Gatineau, PQ with offices in Toronto, California, Armenia and Romania; President of Privasoft Corporation, headquartered in Ottawa with offices in Arlington, Virginia and Brentford, United Kingdom; and, President of Time iCR in Ottawa, which was acquired by Sprint Canada / Rogers Communications where Mr. Shamji served as the Vice President of Professional Services.
With over 25 years of experience in Telecommunications, IS/IT, and Software Development, Mr. Shamji has also spent several years in the US where he was Chief Operating Officer of TeleHub Network Services in Chicago, President of LD Exchange in Santa Ana California, and Vice President of Network Services for Fidelity National Information Systems in Irvine, California. Prior to that, Mr. Shamji held several senior level positions in Toronto with AT&T Canada, Unitel Communications as well as Engineering and Product Marketing positions with Nortel in Brampton, Ontario.
Mr. Shamji is an active member of the Aga Khan Volunteer Corps of Ottawa and was a previous Judge in the Telfer School of Management Leadership Challenge. He has also served on the Boards of TeleHub Network Services, Time iCR, Privasoft and was a member of the Governance Committee of the Ottawa Montessori School Board.
Mr. Shamji has a Computer Engineering degree from McMaster University in Hamilton and received his Professional Engineering designation in 1991.