Mir Ali

Mir Ali

Company: FitchRatings

Job Title: Director, Head of DevOps


Mir is a Director of IT Product Development & Head of DevOps for Fitch Group, a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries.  In his current role, Mir has built a responsive IT team that consistently delivers results by aligning technology initiatives with business goals with substantial improvements to service delivery, standardization, and business/system performance. His work has been instrumental in establishing DevOps culture across business units and shared services capabilities critical to the success of production systems and performance.
Mir has over 18 plus years of experience in leading cross-functional & strategic program delivery, promoting disruptive technology,  developing business transformation roadmaps and leveraging technology to bring the transformation vision to life converting challenges into opportunities to empower end users. Prior to Fitch, Mir was at HERE as Sr. Manager Engineering & Chief of Staff where he was responsible for developing products & services for HERE Real-Time Traffic platform.  Before that, he was at United Airlines as Sr. Manager IT Application Development where he led several development teams in MileagePlus and Common Services business areas.
Mir holds a Bachelors of Science in Management Information System from Northern Illinois University Dekalb, Illinois. He lives in Chicago with his wife and four children, loves playing Cricket, traveling, speaks at conferences regularly, and he along with his wife runs a private non-profit 501c(3) elementary school in Wheaton, IL.