Chief Transformation Officer, City of Toronto
” Toronto: Roadmap to a Smarter Future “
May 10th, 2018
Michael Kolm is the City of Toronto’s first-ever Chief Transformation Officer. He will discuss the short and long-term roadmap for Toronto to become one of the world’s leading smart cities. He will also discuss the City’s recent proposal to the federal Smart Cities Challenge and the role such competitions play to mobilize long-term strategic planning and foster collaboration with the private sector, academic institutions and community partners.
Michael Kolm is the City of Toronto’s first-ever Chief Transformation Officer. A seasoned executive with extensive experience in business transformation, Michael provides strategic leadership to help the City become more effective and efficient in its delivery of public services, now and in the future, while delivering maximum value for public dollars.
With a long and successful background in consulting with powerhouse firms such as EY and PwC, Michael worked with private and public sector clients to plan for and realize the benefits of implementing business transformation.
Leading the City’s Transformation Office, Michael works closely with internal and external leaders, partners and stakeholders to lead transformational projects that will ultimately drive social, environmental and economic benefits for all those who live, work and play in Toronto. One of Michael’s current focus areas is developing a Smart City strategy which includes leading the City’s submission to the Federal Smart Cities Challenge.
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