With over two decades of experience, Iffat Tariq, Chief Digital Officer at I&I Software Inc., has pioneered diverse digital initiatives across EMEA, Canada, and the US. Focused on Smart Cities and the Public Sector, she is helping governments that are leading the nation in the use of data and evidence by providing a clear path to excellence through digitization. She has worked on various initiatives related to urban operations, delivering complex technology solutions. With her extensive experience in developing modern data platforms for state and local governments, Iffat has become a trusted advisor in the government data industry. Her expertise in bringing people, process, and technology together with an underlying foundation of data has transformed cities to move beyond pockets of excellence to citywide scale, sustainability, and resident impact.
Iffat's advisory role in the government data sector earned recognition at the Arizona Digital Government Summit 2023 in the session 'My Data + Your Data = Our Data.' She holds several industry certifications and recognitions. Notably, she's a nominee for the "ALM-Women’s Leaders in Consulting Award 2023" due to her innovation and technology contributions in public industry.