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Anwar Zeeshan
New York City Department of Education, Executive Director – Finance and Product Engineering Division of Instructional and Information Technology (DIIT)

Zeeshan Anwar is the Executive Director of Finance and Product Engineering in Dept. of Education, NYC, and has over 18 years of experience in the Information Technology industry.

In his current role, Zeeshan provides leadership for continuous and robust solutions in the largest school system in the country. He is responsible for strategically managing the portfolio of Financial and enterprise wide products for the organization, he has a track record of delivering complex, high risk, and high-value projects through development, program management, and product management.

He has an entrepreneurial instinct along with in-depth technical skills, and a strong reputation for developing and motivating cross-function teams at all levels.

He is a technologist who takes ownership and responsibility for products and is always willing to experiment with new technologies and methodologies.


The purpose of this effort is to collect, organize, and analyze data on remote learning at a school, teacher, and student levels across multiple platforms and activities to monitor, track, and report on remote/blended learning across all schools in the New York City.

-Ingest data from all learning tools and DOE enterprise systems
Support all data formats
-Access to system-wide data across all platforms, resources, school types 
-Ability to connect any additional data sources to central database 
-Supplemental learning resources by grade level
-Access to individual-level data, in order to create aggregates and cuts as needed (including by school, by demographics, etc.)