Fariba Anderson is a member of Immigration Refugee Citizenship Canada Department Audit Committee and ITAC Health Board. As a subject matter expert in digital economy and cyber security, Fariba’s strategic advisory and business development contributions have turned around a number of public, private and entrepreneurial endeavours over the past 20 years. With her latest achievement pioneering sharing economy for the healthcare industry as AcuteNet CEO, Fariba has held senior positions with Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation, Municipal Property Assessment Corporation, Allstream and Bell Canada.
Fariba has been recognized as one of Canada’s top 100 Women Entrepreneurs and is the recipient of the University of Toronto Arbor Award. In 2011, she was shortlisted as one of Canada’s Top 25 Immigrants. In 2014, she was recognized by the Privacy Commissioner of Ontario as Privacy Ambassador due to her leadership to embed Privacy by Design within the technology construct. An avid volunteer, Fariba was the recipient of the Ontario Volunteer Service Award by the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration in 2018.
Fariba holds a MBA from University of Toronto Rotman School of Management and a Computer Science Degree from York University. She is a Certified Director (ICD.D) and a Certified Management Consultant (CMC), is also certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT) by Information System Audit and Control Association (ISACA). She has served on over 15 public and private sector boards.