Lawrence Eta is the Deputy Chief Information Officer for the City of Toronto. Providing leadership and strategic governance to advance technology infrastructure services supporting the City deliver resident centric solutions. He has overall responsibility for over 700 connected facilities, three data centres and more than 10,000 mobility devices. Lawrence provides leadership at the City accelerating the modernization of City services through agile transformation, public and private cloud, AI, Blockchain and emerging technologies in creating a smart and responsive city.
Over the span of his career Lawrence has been involved in a wide range of technology industries, holding various senior leadership positions including, Global Director of Customer Success within the Internet of Things (IOT) sector, Vice President of Technical Architecture and Director of Business Technology Solutions for an international business process outsourcing organization and Director of Information Services for one of Canada's top 60 pension and benefits plans. A successful track record of leading large transformative business and technology initiatives, he excels at leading organizations technology transition in delivering services in an evolving global environment.