Steve Biswanger | Director, Information Security, Encana Corporation
Steve Biswanger is Director of Information Security at Encana with accountability for cyber security risk and governance across the organization. In this role he has built a mature risk management culture laying the ground work for agility in the adoption of new technologies and processes at the root of Encana’s organization reengineering. Prior, Steve was a cyber risk consultant for over 15 years building practices and delivering services for companies ranging from specialized boutiques to multinationals like EDS. Clients during this time ranged from oil & gas, to international banking, Silicon Valley high tech, telecommunications and manufacturing. All of these have different business strategies, and risk tolerances, but the experience also highlights their Cyber risk similarities.
Steve is also a member of the Alberta Chapter Board of (ISC)2, an international non-profit membership association focused on inspiring a safe and secure cyber world, and provides consulting services in Information Security Architecture.
It’s not about security, it’s about trust.
Hugh Burley | Manager, Information Security, Thompson Rivers University
Hugh Burley is the Manager Information Security for Thompson Rivers University (BC’s 4th Largest University), in Kamloops BC and the current ISO for BCNET, BC’s Research Network, located in Vancouver BC. Hugh has been working exclusively in the area of information security since 2007 and is an active member of the CUCCIO Security Special Interest Group, the BCNET Security Working Group, a Governing Body Member of the Evanta Vancouver CXO Community, and an active proponent of building community in the Thompson/Nicola and Thompson/Okanagan regions of BC.
Howard Plato | Manager, Information Systems, Osum Oil Sands Corp
Howard Plato is Manager of Information Systems at Osum Oil Sands Corp and is responsible for Information Systems, Services, Technology and Security. Howard brings over two decades of Information Systems management experience, with a broad range of exposure to both the public and private sectors in a variety of industries including IT Consulting, petroleum services, chemical manufacturing, energy regulation, transportation, agriculture, scientific and academic research and food safety regulation. Prior to Osum, Howard was a director with a global IT firm.
Howard received his MBA from the University of Victoria, and has an undergraduate degree in Computer Science from the University of Manitoba.
Bobby Singh |CISO, TMX Group
Bobby Singh, CISO and Global Head of Infrastructure, is responsible for delivering secure and highly available common technology services across TMX. As a member of the executive leadership team, Bobby is defining TMX’s cyber security and technology vision and strategy, to advance the organizational agenda. He is responsible for TMX’s corporate information and IT systems and services, as well as all aspects of security, governance, risk, and compliance. He represents TMX in key forums focused on critical infrastructure, network evolution, intelligence, and availability. With more than two decades of executive experience, Bobby brings a wide range of technical and security knowledge to his current role. He has broad expertise in developing and implementing security programs for public and private sector organizations. Prior to joining TMX, Bobby has held positions at TD Bank, Rogers Communications and eHealth, where he designed multi-year technology and culture transformation programs. He received his MBA from University of Pittsburgh and holds CISSP, CISM, CISA and CPA designations.
Board Members (details coming soon)
Jeff Stark, Board Member