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David Sharma

Group Leader and Mentor

As a longstanding Member of CEO Global Network, David has experienced the value of peer learning and CEO mentorship firsthand and is committed to our mission of significantly improving the success and lives of CEOs and executives, their families, and their companies.

As a CEO mentor, David is passionate about sharing insights from his leadership career in Sales, Marketing, Technology, M&A, Procurement, Supply Chain, and Board Governance.

As President of TELUS Enterprise and Partner Solutions, David drove a multi-billion dollar P& supported by the efforts of several high-performing teams including: Enterprise Solutions (TELUS’ largest public and private business customers), Partner Solutions (TELUS’ global wholesale telecom & cloud provider business), the very first President of GoCo (SMB focused channel for Security, UC and SDWAN solutions), TELUS Financial Solutions (TELUS’ Fintech & Payment solutions) and TELUS Employer Solutions (Global HR BPO solutions).

During his time as TELUS’ Chief Procurement Officer & SVP Supply Chain Management, David led a team that was accountable for more than $6B in annual spending.  And as the Senior Vice President – TELUS Business Solutions Marketing, David and his team led the overall B2B strategy, product management, marketing and communications, and professional services for all of the TELUS Enterprise, SMB and wholesale channels.

During his time at TELUS David also helped develop and served as a founding board member for TELUS International, a leading digital customer experience innovator & GenAI enabler. TELUS International became the largest technology IPO in the Toronto Stock Exchange history and was co-listed on the NYSE in 2021.

David’s commitment to ongoing learning includes the achievement of a professional Accredited Director designation with the Chartered Governance Institute of Canada (CGIC). His board experience includes Chairman of the Board for Optimus AI Labs and Board member of Hackworks, Ontario Brain Institute, 8Twelve (a fintech company disrupting the mortgage industry), Wingmate (a CRM tech company focused on the services industry) and HU/EX Labs (a Conversational AI company focused on the QSR segment).

An active volunteer, David has also sat on the boards of the Ontario Science Centre, WXN Canada’s Top 100 most powerful women, Canadian Aboriginal & Minority Supplier Council, CANARIE, and was the founding board member for TELUS Toronto Community Board.

David also supports multiple companies as an external M&A advisor.

David has been highly recognized for his leadership impact. In addition to being a 2021 TELUS Legend recipient, he was also recognized as one of the Top 40 under 40 Global Telecom Industry Executives and a Canadian Diversity Champion by Women of Influence.