Chief Information Officer
Fariba serves as Chief Information Officer for Teranet.
In this role, Fariba is responsible for the company’s full range of information technology functions including analytics, project and change management, systems development, partner and supply management, security and value creation in businesses that have direct relevance to Teranet including lending, government services, banking and technology consulting.
Fariba has over 20 years of success in industry-leading organizations including EDS, CIBC and Home Capital Group. As a visionary and strategic Senior Executive, her rapid transformational leadership style inspires client commitment and employee empowerment. She is a result oriented international leader, skilled in optimizing complex structures that support organizational strategies, with a successful track record of delivering programs, yielding measurable and sustainable improvements and significant overall financial benefits.
Most recently, as the CIO of York University and the EVP and CIO of the Home Trust Company, Fariba was responsible for the Digital Transformation agenda, process and technologies innovation, advanced analytics and machine learning, as well as enhanced governance and collaboration across technology and business units.
She holds an MBA from the Ivey School of Business, and studied Computer Science and Business Administration at the University of Vienna. She is a frequent speaker on subjects of technology, business transformation and global learning and is passionate about mentoring underprivileged youth as well as community and volunteer involvement. She sits on a number of Boards.