Meet the leaders behind CIOCAN

Philippe Johnston

National President

CIO, National Research Council Canada

Shaun Guthrie

National Vice President

Senior Vice President, Information Technology, Peavey Industries LP

Humza Teherany

National Past President

Chief Technology and Digital Officer, MLSE

Lee Rennick

Executive Director


Catherine Chick

Director, Programs

SVP, IT, Canada Goose

Derek Cullen

Director, Partnerships

CIO, Stikeman Elliott LLP

Gary Davenport

Director at Large

CIO Mentor and Board Advisor

Helen Knight

Calgary Chapter President

Founder & CTO, Helen Knight-Nonprofit Consulting

Martin Kyle

CISO Division President

CISO, Payments Canada

Sylvain Viau

Montreal Chapter President

DSI Founder & Independent Senior Security Manager, KPMG Canada

Jonathan Landon

Toronto Chapter President

President, Connectiv Innovation

Dianne Lapierre

Vancouver Chapter President

Director, Lapierre Consulting.

Rita Lazar-Tippe

Director, Treasurer / Sponsorship

Director of Information, Insights, Innovation and IT Operations, Alberta Pensions Services Corp.

Rachel Porteous

Ottawa Chapter President

CIO, FINTRAC, Government of Canada

Raj Perumal

Manitoba Chapter President

CEO, The WolfStrata Group

Roland Woo

Edmonton Chapter President

Director, Application Development, Alberta Teachers’ Retirement Fund Board