Founder & CEO - BIZTEK
Bashir Fancy is the Founder & CEO of Business & Technology Professionals' Association of Canada (BIZTEK) – a NOT for Profit, partner with SFIA Foundation, BCS that provides education, training, mentoring, exams, certification of Business & Technology professionals. BIZTEK brings both business and technology in today’s world where the pace of technology changes and innovation is happening at a lightning pace, creating skills gaps. Bashir sits on the Board of ICCP and other Advisory Boards, led the cybersecurity task force in Canada, and is former Chairman and CEO of CIPS National Board and CIPS Ontario.
Bashir, Fancy was the Executive Vice President - Risk Management & Security for Visa International and also the Global Head of Internal Audit for Visa International. He headed Risk Management & Security for Visa Canada. Bashir was the Vice President, Card Payment Services for SNS (initially became known as Emergis and now merged into Telus). He has held Senior Management positions at Citibank, Air Canada, and also as Senior Executive Advisor For Deloitte and Grant Thornton. Bashir is Senior Executive with extensive Financial, Risk Management, Security, Operations, IT, Internal Audit, Governance, Customer Service, Product Management & Business Development experience in financial, credit card, airline, third party processing, and retail business, identifying root causes and taking a holistic view. He provides these services to Corporations in Canada and globally