Leo de Sousa writes this blog – Enterprise Architecture: practical approaches
Hello, my name is Leo de Sousa. I live in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on the unceded land of the Coast Salish Nations. I have spent over 31 years in IT; starting in 1986 in health care, 1989 in forestry, 1992 in higher education and since 2015 in municipal government. In 2005, I began the development and creation of an Enterprise Architecture strategic practice at the British Columbia Institute of Technology. In 2007, I took on the responsibility to lead an applications team of 24 systems analysts. In 2012, I joined the American University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates as the Director of Information Technology leading a team of 28 professionals. I joined the City of Vancouver in September 2015 as the Senior Manager, Technology Planning in the Information Technology department. In 2017, I was promoted to Director, Enterprise Technology leading a team of 65 professionals. In 2018, I was promoted to Deputy Chief Information Officer for the City of Vancouver.
I have a Master of Science in Information Management from the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University. I teach graduate students at the New York Institute of Technology and Bachelors students at the British Columbia Institute of Technology.
I actively participate in IT sector beyond my day job by regularly speaking/educating at provincial, national and international conferences as well as representing my organization in strategic partnerships with public sector organizations and vendors. I facilitate and run workshops on EA and ITSM, let me know if you want more information on some of the things that I cover.
I will be posting and sharing our work in Leadership, Enterprise Architecture, Strategy and IT Service Management here. I invite you to provide comments, input and feedback. Enterprise Architecture requires a team effort for success. I sincerely hope you want to be part of the team! Let’s make a difference together.
- Email: ldesousa12 AT gmail DOT com
My Social Media:
- Twitter: http://twitter.com/leodesousa
Awards, Publications and Journals
BCIT Student Association President’s Award – 2011
Middle East Top 50 CIO Award Recipient – 2013
NOTE: the postings and opinions on this blog are my own and based on my experience and research