NAIT Media Relations, Edmonton, Canada
August 15, 2022
Yasmin Jivraj has been appointed the Chair of the board of governors of Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT).An accomplished entrepreneur and IT professional Yasmin Jivraj brings over 30 years of technology and business leadership to her new role as chair of NAIT’s Board of Governors.
An innovative leader with a history of award-winning accomplishments in the information and communications technology sector, Jivraj began her career creating business software applications for private and public sector organizations before becoming a successful entrepreneur. Jivraj co-founded Atlas Systems Group in 1988, which then merged with CompCanada to become Acrodex, where she assumed the role of president until the company was sold in 2015. Under her strategic leadership, Acrodex extended across Canada and emerged as a leading provider of enterprise-wide IT solutions. Jivraj now co-owns Dexcent – an industrial automation engineering consulting company – and serves as a board member providing executive guidance and strategically contributing to the company’s overall business direction.
Throughout her career, Jivraj has served on numerous boards. She currently sits on the boards for Alberta Blue Cross and Alberta Foundation of the Arts and has been a NAIT board member since 2017. Jivraj was awarded a NAIT Honorary Bachelor of Technology degree in 2011 for her contributions to the advancement of the IT industry in Canada.
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