As Chief Information Officer, Jamshid 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, Jamshid 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. As Aastra’s Vice President of IT, Jamshid was instrumental in leading the strategic application of IT to support the company’s successful rise from start-up to a global player in the communications space. He oversaw Aastra’s IT initiatives throughout 14 years of growth, both organically and through acquisitions, including carrying out all IT M&A due diligence, integration and migration activities related to Aastra’s acquisitions of the Ascom PBX System division, the EADS Enterprise Telephony business, the DeTeWe Telecommunications Systems business, and the Ericsson PBX division. In 2012, he assumed the role of Vice President of Global Operations for Aastra and spearheaded the introduction of supply chain management simplifications, including process improvements in inventory and order management. He also initiated warehouse and contract manufacturing consolidation programs to increase cost savings and improve operational efficiencies prior to Aastra’s acquisition by Mitel.
In 2017, Jamshid was named an IDG Computerworld Premier 100 Technology Leader, recognized for his exceptional leadership and innovative approach to business.
Jamshid holds an Information Technology Diploma from CDI College of Business and Technology (Toronto, Canada) and is a member of the CIO Association of Canada.