Renowned as a former National CIO of the Year and a sought-after technology speaker, Mr. Waheed serves as a seasoned Senior Advisor across diverse industries, spanning Technology, Energy, Insurance, Distribution, and Manufacturing. Currently holding the position of Chief Digital Experience Officer at UNFI, he spearheads digital transformation and innovation initiatives, propelling business growth and fostering competitiveness. Waheed's illustrious career is marked by his leadership in numerous transformative ventures, including his instrumental role as the Global Chief Information & Technology Officer at Knoll, Inc. (now MillerKnoll, Inc.). His previous appointments include serving as the Chief Architect and Global Enterprise Strategy & Delivery Leader at Iron Mountain, where he wielded comprehensive influence over the company's digital business performance, information technology, and the successful harnessing of emerging technologies to drive substantial new business growth. With a decade of consulting expertise, Mr. Waheed has consistently provided strategic counsel to a diverse portfolio of both public and private organizations. His unwavering commitment to technological innovation and business excellence continues to shape industries and inspire leaders worldwide.