Leo de Sousa – Profile

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 30 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 Masters 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.

I look forward to hearing fromLeo AUS Small you.

Contact me

  • Email: ldesousa12 AT gmail DOT com

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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