Shivam leads and manages the technology sector initiatives at the Vancouver Economic Commission (VEC), an agency of the City of Vancouver. At the VEC, he is leading the development of strategic programs, including active advocacy and policy initiatives to catalyze rapid adoption of a digital innovation economy in Vancouver, British Columbia with a focus of equity and sustainability. He has an educational background in biomedical engineering and machine learning and over 13 years’ experience as a Management Consultant with United Nations, Ernst & Young and Deloitte.