Chief Information Officer
Mir Ali brings nearly two decades of experience in IT, innovation and human capital to his role as Chief Information Officer at Lucas Group. As CIO, Mir spearheads the development of Lucas Group’s comprehensive IT vision and strategic roadmap that integrates artificial intelligence (AI)-driven software, data analytics tools, cybersecurity platforms and cloud technology services.
Mir believes technology is a strategic and competitive differentiator. A visionary technologist, he is passionate about creating exceptional user experiences that empower employers, recruiters and job seekers to be more successful. Under Mir’s leadership, Lucas Group is investing in ambitious technologies, including those that give our Associates access to expert data and insights, better serving clients through consultative partnerships.
“Inherent to Lucas Group’s company culture is a drive to never stop improving,” says Mir. “This willingness to push the ‘innovation envelope’ delivers exceptional results for Associates, clients and candidates, and is what attracted me to Lucas Group.”
Prior to joining Lucas Group, Mir served as VP, Innovative Technology at Kelly Services World Headquarters, where he was responsible for defining Kelly's customer-facing technology roadmap. Mir designed and built Kelly's Digital Innovation Team with the charter to proactively evaluate innovative technologies and foster early adoption and implementations across the entire organization.
He also spent three years with Korn Ferry, serving as their VP for Global Technology Solutions, and 11 years with Adecco Group.
Mir received his MBA from the University of Toledo with a dual specialization in international business and management. He later served as a visiting professor at the University of Toledo, teaching an international business course.
Mir lives in Toledo, Ohio with his wife and two young daughters. An avid runner and cyclist, Mir is always training for his next marathon or duathlon. He has visited more than 30 countries and is a volunteer board member for The Islamic Food Bank of Toledo.