IDC: ICT Predictions for 2020

The Toronto Chapter of the CIO Association was pleased to collaborate with IDC to offer our most recent event.  As part of a National Series for the CIO Association of Canada, IDC Canada’s 2020 ICT Predictions explores the user trends and vendor strategies that will shape enterprise IT and the role of the CIO. The slide … Read more

IDC: Future of work

The Vancouver Chapter of the CIO Association was pleased to collaborate with IDC to offer our most recent event.  As part of a National Series for the CIO Association of Canada, IDC Future of Work explores strategies, challenges and organizational dynamics of workplace transformation. The slide deck provided by Tony Olvet, shares these challenges and discusses … Read more

Welcome, Brian Farrell

Brian Farrell is the Director of Technology & Innovation at York House School. Internationally experienced technology, learning development, and operations leader with a demonstrated history of growing learning with technology, building and leading diverse teams, modernizing and streamlining information systems, and driving organizational change. Skilled in educational and operational technology, instructional and curriculum design, enterprise … Read more

Welcome back, Alvin Chok

Alvin Chok is the Chief Information Office at City of New Westminster. His career focuses around IT Architecture, IT Competencies/Culture, IT Infrastructure, Service Management, Solution Delivery/Support, Strategy and Innovation and Supplier Relationship Management.

Welcome, Kentia Dazulma

Kentia Dazulma is the Director Data Analytics and Information Management at Transport Canada. Autonomous professionally which allows to accomplish division’s objectives in a proactive manner. Has a strong sense of organization and planning; Communicates efficiently verbally and in writing, in both French and English Ability to work in a team which allows to build and … Read more

Yasemin Sezer | Head – Technology and Operations | LTI Canada

Yasemin Sezer has been with LTI Canada and its predecessor organizations Citigroup, Unisen and AGF for over 18 years and currently heads technology delivery organization. Yasemin has taken her organization through API led digital transformation in the last 2 years modernizing its platforms and technology, driving significant improvements in time to market, quality and client … Read more


DevFacto is an innovation-first, results-driven alternative to large IT consulting firms. We deliver full-cycle solutions, combining enterprise experience and deep technical expertise to build and manage software that humans love to use. Our team is comprised of over 150 of the industry’s top consultants in multiple IT, software and software-project related disciplines. We are dedicated … Read more

Valerie Carson | Senior Manager | KPMG LLP

Valerie is a Senior Manager in KPMG’s IT Advisory practice and an experienced Project Management Professional. She has been active in Information Technology for more than 25 years, covering a wide range of responsibilities including project management, project management offices, IT planning and portfolio management, technology selection and acquisition, application development, hardware / software implementation … Read more

Steve Biswanger | VP & CISO | ATCO Group

Steve Biswanger has a degree in economics and trained to be a stock broker. Computers and security were always just a hobby until he found someone willing to pay him to play and he hasn’t looked back. His philosophy of information security is best summarized as “It isn’t about security, it’s about trust.” Information is … Read more

Welcome, Leona LaChance

Leona LaChance is the Chief Information Officer at Mount Royal University. With more than 20 years of experience in the IT field, Leona has demonstrated her ability to lead and develop strong teams and drive revenue through the development of information technology strategies that are clearly aligned with business goals and objectives. Her strong technical … Read more