Imad Mourad is a Workforce Strategy Specialist at the Workforce Intelligence Network for Southeast Michigan (WIN). Integral to the work he does, Imad engages with various employer clusters from a myriad of industries primarily in the information technology cluster and advanced manufacturing space. He also conducts data research and analytics for WIN’s labor market reports, and regularly interfaces with the Business Partnerships, Data & Research, and Work-Based Initiatives teams to build a comprehensive strategy towards solving industry talent, customer, supply-chain, and growth needs.
Imad is passionate about unique and collaborative strategies that bolster public-private and philanthropic endeavors that thoughtfully invest in the communities in which they operate, and takes a keen interest in prevailing policy efforts that seek to address skills gaps, invigorate entrepreneurship, and create a more robust economy in Michigan by way of merging talent building pathways
As the Workforce Strategy Specialist, Imad works closely with WIN’s Business Partnership’s Project Manager to augment the Apprenti initiative whose number one priority is the expansion and diversification of the tech talent of underrepresented populations in the space including women, people of color, and veterans as part of Opportunity Detroit Tech. In addition, Imad plays a role in supporting the Michigan Alliance for Greater Mobility Advancement (MAGMA), a consortium that convenes industry, academia, and government to address the automotive industry’s talent demands as it relates to e-mobility, cybersecurity, connected and autonomous vehicles and other emerging technologies.
Imad is a graduate of the University of Michigan’s Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and a fellow at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business Center for Positive Organizations, which seeks to enable leaders to build high-performing organizations under the purview of pioneering scholars and organizational leaders from around the world.