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Meet Me in the Middle Kingston

From September 22 to 23, 2022, the CIO Association of Canada brought together its Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal Chapters for the Meet Me in the Middle event in Kingston, Ontario. It was an exciting two days of networking and thought leadership around cybersecurity, data and the future of work. After kicking off with an evening …

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Welcome, Nastaran Bisheban

Nastaran Bisheban is the Chief Technology Officer at KFC Canada. Check out Nastaran’s LinkedIn.

Welcome, Manoj Tiwary

Manoj Tiwary is the Senior Director of IT & Business Services at Subaru Canada Inc. Check out Manoj’s LinkedIn. 

Welcome, Wahid Mohammad

Wahid Mohammad is the CEO & CTO at PlektonLabs. Over 16 years of value driven IT practitioners with influential executive leadership in enterprise architecture and business transformation providing significant value in digital transformation solutions. Drive strong vision and digital strategy to translate into actionable plans and providing leadership to business and IT leaders in technical …

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Welcome Shawn Van Raay

Shawn Van Raay is the Chief Information Officer at Payments Canada. A seasoned leader with a client-first focus and deep commitment to developing diverse and impassioned teams. Over 20 years of comprehensive experience across consulting and financial services, driving transformative and meaningful change by leading large-scale, multi-year enterprise programs. Expansive payments expertise across High and …

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Welcome, Kyle Van der Most

Kyle Van der Most is the Sr. IT Manager at Cementation Americas. Check out Kyle’s LinkedIn.  

Welcome, Bill Johnson

Bill Johnson is the Head of IT and Software Engineering at Scribendi. Check out Bill’s LinkedIn.   

Welcome, Wei Hong

Wei Hong is the Vice President, Chief Information Officer at CSA Group. Helping organizations win by maximizing the value out of their technology investments. With over 15 years of Project and Application Management experience, Wei leads and grows IT organizations to be transformative enablers of businesses. He recognizes that technologies within enterprises are increasing in …

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Welcome, Sadri Osmane

Sadri Osmane is the head of IT at Hoffmann-La Roche Limited. Sadri has 20 years of work experience in IT management and system implementation. He has experience in leading complex IT programs. Check out Sadri’s LinkedIn. 

Welcome, Daniel Billington

Daniel Billington is the Director, IT Infrastructure & Operations at Septodont. Innovative Information Technology leader with a strong manufacturing and project management background and reputation for driving excellent customer service and results to ensure success. Experienced with full life-cycle projects, bringing cross-functional, cross-organizational, and cross-cultural teams together to deliver the best solutions. Progressive experience with: …

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Welcome, Kyla Lougheed

Kyla Lougheed is the Director, Operations, Analytics & PMO at United Way Greater Toronto. A respected leader and change agent who delivers results by aligning technology and process engineering initiatives with business goals to radically improve service delivery and business performance. Specialties: Program/Portfolio Management, Business Analysis, Project Management, ERP, CRM, Change Management, Web Operations/Management, Process …

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CIOCAN: Ransomware : To Pay or not to Pay!

The Toronto Chapter was pleased to host CIOCAN: Ransomware : To Pay or not to Pay! on October 19th, 2021. This session featured Mr. Patrick Naoum P. Eng., Executive Vice-President & Partner at ESI Information Technologies inc. The session discussed how to best handle a Ransomware breach and answered the following questions. What is the …

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