Safdar Mahmood

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Safdar “Saf” Mahmood is a partner and managing director in Accenture’s Communications, Media and Technology (CMT) practice. He advises clients and leads transformational programs around product development, operational efficiency, business strategy, process redesign and digital enablement.

Throughout his 13 year career at Accenture, he has lived and worked across North America, Europe and Australia, and has consulted with leading wireline, wireless and cable operators, helping them solve some of their toughest business and technology problems. He now lives in Toronto, and is part of the Canadian CMT leadership team, managing several key accounts and client relationships.

Safdar has also been the executive sponsor for Accenture Consulting, recruiting at the University of Toronto for several years, sponsoring recruiting events, running case competitions and presenting to students. He especially enjoys reconnecting with U of T Engineering students and alumni. He is also active in the startup community in Toronto, having advised several ventures.

Safdar is a proud ECE grad, and spends his spare time chasing after his three young children. He also enjoys travelling, running and keeping fit.