Innovation & Transformation Leader, City of Toronto’s first Innovation Chief
Michelle Holland is an accomplished executive and recognized thought leader providing innovative solutions to complex problems in both the public and private sectors. She was elected Toronto City Councillor and the City’s first Innovation Chief where she was the leading voice on digital transformation, human-centred solutions, and positioning Toronto as a leader in the new digital economy. Currently, Michelle is a Director with PwC helping companies connect with government, and government connect with companies best able to modernize public services, Michelle strives to find meaningful human-centred solutions for transforming operations, programs and services while saving taxpayers dollars.
A graduate of Rotman School of Business Directors Education Program ICD.D, Michelle has been a mentor to numerous start-ups at accelerators such as TechStars and Creative Destruction Lab. A champion of girls in STEM, and women in tech, she is founding member of #MovetheDial advancing girls and women in tech, and serves as a director on several technology boards.