August 29, 2018

George Mason University Welcomes Manila-based Shirin Hamid, CIO, from Asian Development Bank as Guest Speaker

George Mason University Welcomes Manila-based Shirin Hamid, CIO, from Asian Development Bank as Guest Speaker

“Achieving Better Development Results by Modernizing IT Systems: Real Time Lessons from Asia”

Friday, September 28th, 2018

7:45am – 8:30am Registration and Networking

8:30am – 9:45am Program

Sponsored by the School of Business and the Volgenau School of Engineering’s CARE at George Mason University

Founders Hall, George Mason University, Arlington campus

Please Register here – https://shirinhamid.eventbrite.com

Shirin Hamid
Principal Director (CIO)
Office of Information Systems and Technology
Asian Development Bank (https://www.adb.org)

Shirin Hamid is the Principal Director (Chief Information Officer) of the Office of Information Systems and Technology of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) since 2016. Ms. Hamid is responsible for the organization’s IT digital transformation, operations and resources.

Ms. Hamid, a Singapore national, has more than 20 years of working experience in the IT industry. She was most recently the Chief Technology Officer and Director of the Office of Information Systems and Technology in the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), a post she assumed in 2005, providing strategic direction and innovative stewardship in the use of information management and technology, and served as a principal advisor to senior management in areas of ICT strategies, governance, and global operations.

Prior to that she was General Manager of IS/IT in Singapore-based Keppel Offshore and Marine and concurrently of its parent company, Keppel Corporation. She also served as the Chief Technology Officer of TradeoneAsia where she formulated the company’s IT strategy, built its technology team and IT services including its core procurement and reverse auction strategic platform. She provided her expertise at Deloitte Consulting in Boston and Singapore and at Andersen Consulting/Accenture.

Ms. Hamid has a Master’s degree in Business Systems Analysis and Design from City University and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Coventry University both based in the United Kingdom.