2019 ITAC Ingenious Awards and CanadianCIO of the Year Finalists Announced

MISSISSAUGA, ON (August 22, 2018) – The Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) is pleased to announce the jury-selected finalists for the 2018 ITAC Ingenious Awards and the CanadianCIO of the Year Award. The awards programs were created as a way to recognize Canadian talent and initiatives designed to improve performance, introduce new services, solve programs and grow businesses through the use … Read more

New Leader for CIOCAN Calgary Chapter

At the recent meeting of the Calgary Chapter Board, long-time board member Thomas Schmidt was elected President, effective immediately. Thomas said “I am very pleased and proud to take on the President role from John (Vince).  His leadership, diligence, and hard work have positioned the chapter to continue on its journey of excellence and represent … Read more

Blockchain Insights from CIOTOR Event Nov 8

This article is written by Claire Dobbin and Mitchell Fong There’s no question about it – Blockchain is here, it’s maturing, and it has the ability to disrupt every industry. CIOCAN partnered with TransformationWorx to host an event that went beyond introductory topics to tackle the “so what” of Blockchain implementation – what’s hype vs. … Read more

Welcome Kevin Englert

Currently IT Manager at Chandos Construction, Kevin is a proven IT leader with a strong knowledge and a well-balanced understanding of technology and the important role it plays with enabling business priorities.

Welcome Tony Arthur

Tony leads cybersecurity at Canadian Pacific Railway, one of North America’s major railroads. Passionate about cybersecurity and technology, Tony enjoys driving change, solving problems and building and leading high-performing teams.

Welcome Kevin Park

Kevin is a colleague of CIOCAN member Mike Klein at BC Housing.   Senior Manager of IT Technical Services, Kevin is an accomplished Information Technology leader who leverages strong interpersonal skills, flexibility, and teamwork to achieve business objectives.

Welcome Eli Kane

As the Group Manager for Information Strategy, Design and Performance, Eli leads the delivery of advanced analytic and data visualization services that support Cancer Screening and key health system quality management initiatives at Cancer Care Ontario.

Welcome Edward Sweeney

Ed is Manager, Application & GIS Services at the City of North Vancouver.  He joins the CIO Association as an Associate Member, with skills in Business Intelligence, Business Process Alignment/Support, and Strategy & Innovation.

Welcome Kriteen Lahiry

Kriteen has been with the Canadian Real Estate Association since 2001, working his way up to his present position as Director of IT Client Solutions.   Recognized for having teams that are motivated, consistent and very committed, Kriteen specializes in IT Competencies/Culture and  Planning & Program/Project Management.

Welcome Andry Layarda

Andry is CIO and VP of Technology at 3AG Systems, where he specializes in Business Intelligence and  Financial Business Performance Management.