In his current role, Nicolai is responsible for driving Walmart Canada’s digital transformation through delivery technology across the entire business including stores and pharmacies, supply chain operations (distribution, fulfillment centres), all enterprise departments (Finance, HR, Legal, etc.) as well as the implementation of the digital strategy for e-commerce and marketplace, making sure Walmart information and systems are guarded and protected against any potential cyber security threat.
Nicolai has more than 20 years of experience working in the information technology field across multiple industries. In his most recent position as the Senior Vice-President & Head of Information Technology for Mattamy Corporation, Canada’s largest residential homebuilder, he was responsible for defining and leading the IT strategy for the company. Prior to Mattamy, Nicolai spent time in consulting services with Delphix, several years with Aimia as Vice-President Global IT Strategy & Global PMO and 14 years with Procter & Gamble in various roles and geographies supporting local and global initiatives.
Nicolai holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Universidad de Los Andes, a finance certificate from Schulich School of Business, and has been a board member for the Project Management Institute (PMI) Toronto and CIO Canada Association, among others.