Mehran joined WoodGreen in 2001 in the role of chief information officer. He is responsible for the IT strategy, operations, processes and IT infrastructure at WoodGreen.
He oversees all aspects of information technology, information security, data processing, application development, analytics, network, computing, servers, storage, collaboration and infrastructure across the entire agency and its business units. Under Mehran’s leadership, WoodGreen’s IT has developed and grown to a complex group that supports WoodGreen and number of other agencies, with over 50 sites.
Mehran led WoodGreen’s private-public sector partnership role in developing, implementing and operating the Housing Opportunities and Marketplace Exchange (H.O.M.E.) portal. The H.O.M.E. portal won the prestigious 2016 ISM’s “Application of New Technologies” Award. The ISM Awards recognize innovation in service delivery, application of new technologies, and collaboration across traditional boundaries and excellence in individual leadership in the application of information technology.
Prior to WoodGreen, Mehran spent 10 years in the private sector, including eight years as a managing director of a private company providing a full IT services to universities, government agencies, and large companies. His professional accomplishments include enterprise architect, MRP and ERP implementations, IT infrastructure, Portals, and VoIP.
Mehran holds an MBA from the University of Liverpool, UK and an honours BA in Computer Engineering. He also holds an honours Master Certificate in Public Management from York University, Schulich School of Business, and is a member of the Professional Engineers of Ontario. Mehran serves as a volunteer member with the Ontario Ministry of Health HRIS advisory committee and served as volunteer member with the Finance and Audit committee at Mackenzie Health.