We are delighted to announce that Sundeep Virdi is joining the CIO Strategy Council as Senior Manager of Responsible Digital Technologies on August 1, 2022. In this role, she will lead a broad portfolio of projects creating the conditions for the development of responsible, trustworthy, and sustainable digital technologies in Canada.
Sundeep has worked on cutting edge technology law research at the Canadian Robotics and AI Ethical Design Lab (CRAiEDL), the Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC), and Innovation Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) since 2019. Her knowledge and interest in ethical technologies spans collective privacy, data management, internet of things, artificial intelligence regulation, digital platform governance, and more.
Sundeep builds on her technology insights from deep expertise in sustainability, serving as Chair on EnviroCentre’s Board of Directors and bringing over five years of experience in environmental policy and program delivery. She has led sustainability initiatives at the City of Richmond Hill and Town of Oakville and advocated for the
adoption of green building policies while at the Canada Green Building Council.
Sundeep studied Environmental Studies at York University where she was awarded a SSHRC scholarship for her master’s research. She received a law degree from the University of Ottawa.