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Pabla in as chief innovation officer at WSP in Canada

By Adam Freill   


Professional services firm WSP in Canada has named IT and digital veteran Jazz Pabla as its new CIO.

WSP in Canada chief innovation officer Jazz Pabla. (Photo courtesy of WSP)

WSP in Canada, a professional services firm providing strategic advisory, engineering and design services to clients in the transportation, infrastructure, environment, building, energy, water and mining sectors, has hired Jazz Pabla to be the company’s chief innovation officer.

In this role, Pabla will focus on the creation and execution of the company’s innovation strategy driving efficiency, excellence and quality for WSP’s clients across Canada.

“Jazz possesses a proven track record of identifying how innovation can create positive outcomes for people, projects and communities,” said Marie-Claude Dumas, president and CEO of WSP in Canada. “We are happy to have him join our team and look forward to finding new ways to innovate for our clients and communities.”

With close to 20 years working in the Canadian information technology and digital transformation space, Pabla has extensive experience in delivering solutions that align with business initiatives to deliver impactful results. A leader, he is experienced in the use of technology to foster collaboration throughout an organization. He spent the past four years leading Information Services for the City of Kelowna where he worked to automate key municipal processes.


“The speed of innovation is increasing at an exponential pace,” said Pabla. “Delivering for the future means understanding and embracing new technologies that can improve how people utilize and interact with the built environment.”




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