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Kavita Khera

Kavita Khera, Director, Strategic Business Intelligence and Data Analytics

The CAO launched a new Strategic Business Intelligence and Data Analytics function in 2020.

Heading this new department is Kavita Khera who has a passion for transformation through digital and data technologies, accelerating start-ups and has enabled organizations to use technology solutions and data to achieve strategic objectives. Kavita is a seasoned leader with a diverse technology experience spanning over 20 years leading business systems, data strategy, business intelligence, analytics and performance measurement in not-for-profit and government sector.

As a transformation leader, Kavita has spent the last 9 years with Ontario Public Services in higher education and health and safety sector to transform and improve outcomes of programs and services delivered by the Ministries and their partners. During this time, she established a new Data Strategy function in former Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, transformed data collection from Universities and Colleges, led performance measurement framework and data collection to improve outcomes of employment and training programs and established an enterprise level centre of excellence for analytics and data strategy in former Ministry of Labor.

Prior to OPS, Kavita has extensive experience as Director of Information solutions leveraging technology for business solutions focused on case management and measuring impact of research programs.