Hooman Shirazi is an IT professional and the founder of the consulting firm Shirazi Brothers Inc. He holds a B.Eng. Hon. in Computer Engineering (Software) from Sheikh Bahaei University, Esfahan, Iran and a Master’s Degree from the University of Ottawa in Engineering Management (2013). Hooman has a broad array of experience across the IT industry, including consulting for communications firms, private and public sectors, and the Government of Canada.
Hooman has always been deeply engaged in social, cultural, and political activities. During his years in university in Iran, he was elected as a Student Representative for four years and was a founding member of a Literature and Cultural Society. After moving to Canada, Hooman has volunteered extensively in Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal supporting various community initiatives. At the University of Ottawa, Hooman had the privilege to organize numerous talks and events. Hooman traveled to Stockholm, Sweden in 2011 to present the Tirgan Festival.
Since 2013, Hooman has been involved with the Liberal Party as a volunteer in Willowdale. He was one of the volunteer during the 2015 election, campaigning for one of Canada’s first two Iranian-Canadian MPs. Hooman helped organize Nowruz 1395 on Parliament Hill - the first time the Iranian New Year was celebrated in Canada's Parliament. Hooman was also an organizer of the event for Iranian MPs to engage with Iranian-Community across the Canada in 2016.
In March 2016, Hooman was elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the Liberal Party’s Willowdale Electoral District Association. Hooman currently serves as an Iranian Public Advisor with many organizations working to engage the broader Iranian-Community across Canada. Hooman has been a member of the Iranian Canadian Congress, and he has been actively working as a board of director since AGM 2017.