Sumon joined the City of Markham in November 2021 as Chief Information Officer. Previously he was Executive Director of Technology at the Smith School of Business at Queens University and has over 12 years of experience as Chief Information Officer for North York General Hospitals and Sheridan College in the Greater Toronto Canada Area. He has over 30 years of experience planning, developing, and implementing cutting edge information solutions in various industries, including pharmaceutical, consumer electronics, consumer products, automotive, food, financial services, healthcare, and education. Sumon has a Bachelor of Mathematics from the University of Waterloo and a Master’s in Business Administration from Wilmington University. As a highly successful Leader in Digital Transformation and Information Technology, he fully comprehends the strategic importance of digital technology and innovation in achieving and maintaining a competitive advantage in today's economic environment. Sumon has merged disparate technologies and personnel into team-centered units with expertise in motivation, cross-functional team development, innovation, and retention of industry professionals.