Kush M Sharma is an award-winning leader and executive with over two decades of private and public sector experience across six industries. He is an active member of the cyber community, was named Global Enterprise CIO of 2020 related to digital architecture innovation and has led teams through breach response first-hand. Kush has a strong reputation as a trusted advisor known for innovation, partnerships, and service delivery. He also has broader leadership experience leading technology, change management and digital transformation teams.
Kush is currently the Director, Municipal Modernization & Partnerships for MISA Ontario and owns a private cybersecurity firm. Prior to this, he was the acting CISO for CP Rail, inaugural CIO for Aptitude 360, CISO for the City of Toronto and inaugural cyber executive for Saputo. He was accountable for establishing vision, strategy and transformation of the cyber organization. As a Management Consultant with Accenture and Deloitte, he was an advisor for organizations from the Fortune 500, to SMEs, to all three levels of government.