WSP in Canada has announced the hiring of Jazz Pabla as Chief Innovation Officer. In his role, Pabla will focus on the creation and execution of the company’s innovation strategy driving efficiency, excellence and quality for WSP’s clients across Canada.

“Jazz possesses a proven track record of identifying how innovation can create positive outcomes for people, projects and communities,” said Marie-Claude Dumas, president and CEO of WSP in Canada. “We are happy to have him join our team and look forward to finding new ways to innovate for our clients and communities.”

With close to 20 years working in the Canadian information technology and digital transformation space, Jazz has extensive experience in delivering solutions that align with business initiatives to deliver impactful results. He is a proven leader, using technology to foster collaboration throughout the organization. For the past four years, Jazz was leading Information Services for the City of Kelowna where he worked to automate key municipal processes.

Jazz Pabla, Chief Innovation Officer, WSP in Canada. Credit: WSP.

“The speed of innovation is increasing at an exponential pace,” said Pabla. “Delivering for the future means understanding and embracing new technologies that can improve how people utilize and interact with the built environment.”

As one of the largest professional services firms in the world, WSP provides strategic advisory, engineering and design services to clients seeking sustainable solutions in the transportation, infrastructure, environment, building, energy, water, and mining sectors. With 12,000 Canadian employees, and 66,500 professionals worldwide, the company is united by the common purpose of creating positive, long-lasting impacts on the communities we serve through a culture of innovation, integrity, and inclusion.

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