Ottawa Chapter

Join us in Ottawa

The Ottawa Chapter is a close-knit group of professionals who enthusiastically share new ideas and solve complex problems together. Our diverse group contribute to a collective intelligence that spans industries, sectors, education, and experience levels. This network of industry leaders will become a trusted source to help YOU problem solve real world issues and grow your personal brand. Join us!

Rachel Porteous
Ottawa Chapter President

“As the President of the Ottawa Chapter I have been amazed by the quality of speakers we have had. Over the last two years, we have heard about real life experiences of those going through digital transformation (Canada Blood Aercidea and Microsoft), we’ve heard from amazing speakers in the area of cyber security (Canadian Centre for Cyber Exchange CCTX and Communication Security Establishment) and areas such as 5G and Innovations.” What an incredible learning opportunity.”

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Welcome, Kofi Arthiabah

Kofi Arthiabah is the Director of Infrastructure / Operations | Directeur, Infrastructure / Opérations at Transport Canada – Transports Canada. Leading IT infrastructure operations to support the great work being ...

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Welcome, Amélie Lecompte

Amélie Lecompte is the VP & Deputy CIO at the Canada Mortgage & Housing Corporation (CMHC) Société canadienne d’hypothèques et de logement(SCHL). Check out Amélie’s LinkedIn.

Welcome, Leroy Wissing

Leroy Wissing is the Director of IT at Lixar. Check out Leroy’s Linkedin. 

Welcome, Robert Weisman

Robert Weisman is a Professor of Digital Transformation at UOttawa. A leader and visionary, Robert has extensive executive and management experience in public and private sectors. He has a deep ...

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Welcome, Simon Nguiamba

Simon Nguiamba is the Chief Information Officer at Impact Assessment Agency of Canada. Check out his LinkedIn.   

Welcome, Sonia Della Valle

Sonia Della Valle is the Deputy Chief Information Officer at Impact Assessment Agency of Canada. Sonia has gained the expertise in the Service and Client Delivery, Incident and Change Management ...

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Welcome, Shirley Ivan

Shirley Ivan is Assistant Deputy Minister IM/IT and Chief Information Officer at Royal Canadian Mounted Police. A “big picture” business leader with the ability to get tactical when needed, Shirley ...

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Welcome, Alison Millard

Alison Millard is the Head, Digital Transformation & Enterprise Technology at Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC). Qualified Chartered Accountant and member of the Institute of CAs of Alberta since 2006. ...

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Welcome, Wanito Bernadin

Wanito Bernadin is the Chief Information Officer & Director, Information Technology and Geomatics Services at the National Capital Commission. A service-centric, insightful, transformational business executive contributing over 15 years of ...

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Welcome, Mike Mercer

Mike Mercer is the Chief Data and Insurance Officer at Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC). An innovative, practical and recognized thought-leader in his field, Mike Mercer, Chief Data and Insurance ...

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Welcome, Sharon Hine

Sharon Hine is the Director of Systems & IT at Invest Ottawa. Sharon is an experienced accounting and technology professional with a natural ability to understand and communicate both finance ...

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Welcome, David Bergeron

David Bergeron is the Director of Information Technology at Kriska Transportation Group. A leader with in-depth knowledge and experience with IT delivery and operations. Successful in setting IT Strategy, roadmap ...

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Welcome, Ash Waziry

Ash Waziry is the Director of Operations & IT at Canadian Wildlife Federation. His career focuses around Business Alignment/Relationship Mgmt, Business Intelligence, Business Process Alignment/Support, IT Architecture and IT Infrastructure.

Welcome, Michael Doucet

Michael Doucet is the Executive Director, Office of the CISO at Optiv. Provide strategic advice to companies relating to analytics, cloud, and cyber strategies with an emphasis on public safety. ...

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Welcome, Tim Watts

Tim Watts is the Director, IT Infrastructure & Operations at Royal Canadian Mint. His career focuses around IT Architecture, IT Competencies/Culture, IT Infrastructure, Service Management and Solution Delivery/Support.