Anju Virmani

CIO, Cargojet Airways

Anju was born and raised in India spent the her early childhood and youth as an award winning scholar at  prestigious institutions . Anju has made Toronto her home for  more than three decades and did most of her growing up in North America . A traditional Indian upbringing led Anju into a career in technology at a time when women in technology were a rarity.

Anju is an executive with a passion for innovation and proven track record of successful digital transformations in North America in diverse industries including transportation, healthcare, finance and insurance. Anju has extensive experience helping organizations achieve a  competitive edge using technology, people and process. 

Anju serves as advisors to technology start ups and helped provide mentorship and strategy to emerging technologies and emerging entrepreneurs.

She is Chief Information officer at Cargojet Airways, Canada s only cargo airline  for time sensitive air cargo services. Anju provides technology leadership to the organization and helps to effectively manage  technology and business risks.

Prior to Cargojet, Anju  founded  and successfully ran a management and technology consulting practice in Silicon Valley.

Anju has a keen interest in corporate governance and has served on  many non profit and crown corporations boards and advisory roles. Anju served on the ACNS Advisory Council for National Security, The Toronto Transit Commission and the advisory board of the York University MBA Health care program.

A self proclaimed geek, Anju is also a self taught accomplished visual artist and her art pieces have found homes at Ryerson University, corporate and medical offices as well as many homes.

Anju believes in serving the community and supports initiatives in education and health care through her family foundation.

Anju holds a and B.Ed from the University of Delhi, INDIA and an M.BA from the City University of New York. Anju has also received the Charter Director designation from McMaster University.

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