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Nastaran Bisheban

Rakuten Kobo
VP. Global Technology Delivery

Nastaran is a passionate, energetic and seasoned senior leader in Technology and Project Strategy. She’s a Software Engineer at heart, holding a  HB.Sc. in Computer Science and has successfully rounded out her experience by being both a certified Project Manager and holding a MBA in Leadership with Honors and Distinction from University of Liverpool.

Nastaran has held various leadership positions in organizations such as CGI, CIBC, Siemens, BlackBerry and Canadian Tire Corporation. She’s driven technology delivery and software development efficiency, improving PMO organizations and helping teams reach their potential.

Nastaran is an active member of CanWIT and the ex-Chair of Canadian Women in Technology South Western Ontario, a division of the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) that assists women entrepreneurs, mentors young women, and supports initiatives to increase the number of tech jobs for women in technology.

As VP of Global Delivery, Nastaran leads the largest team in Kobo to deliver a complex web of software solutions on multiple platforms.