Welcome, Kriteen Lahiry

Kriteen Lahiry is the Director of Product Development and IT at The Canadian Real Estate Association. 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 …

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Toronto Chapter: Advisory Dinner with Arista CEO, Jayshree Ullal


The Toronto chapter of the CIO Association of Canada recently provided a unique opportunity to about 20 members through their first sponsored advisory meeting of the season.  The chance to interact with someone who has built a $2 Billion business doesn’t come along all that often! The evening provided a terrific learning opportunity, and Arista …

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2019 ITAC Ingenious Awards and CanadianCIO of the Year Finalists Announced


MISSISSAUGA, ON (August 22, 2019) – The Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) is pleased to announce the jury-selected finalists for the 2019 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 …

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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 …

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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. …

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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 Andry Layarda


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

Welcome Denis Trudeau


Denis is the Director of Information Management and Technology at the International Development Research Centre where he manages a team of over 45 specialists and is an active member of the Resources Branch management team.