About the Board

Guru Shimoga

Board Member

Guru is an experienced senior technology and business executive with more than 30 years of experience and is a results-oriented, client-focused team player. He has demonstrated success in driving corporate and strategic initiatives in support of organizational goals and objectives.

Guru has a master’s degree in Computer Science and has extensive experience in strategic business consulting, IT management, business process transformation, technology leadership, organizational change management and IT strategy and planning. He has gained progressive executive management experience working for major multinational companies like GE, Schott, Campbell Soup and Sysco to name a few. He has also developed strong, long-lasting, client relationships and is a role model and coach for others in Information Technology & Business Leadership.  

Guru is working as a Program Director at Microsoft. In his spare time he likes to play ping-pong, golf, and he loves to travel and visit new countries. Guru and his wife, Reena, live in Ancaster and are the proud parents of two children, Ryan and Hannah.

In the past, Guru has worked in various executive positions at board-level and he is excited to join the Board of Directors team at Compass Community Health. He is passionate about serving on the Board and helping the organization achieve its strategic direction in transforming the health care environment and implementing a comprehensive strategic plan to deliver on the vision of ‘No Obstacles to Health’.