Ottawa Chapter

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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, 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.

Welcome, Navpreet Uppal

Navpreet Uppal is Director Of Information Technology at Defence Construction Canada. Accomplished and engaging IT professional with over 22 years of IT experience leading system architecture, analysis and design, applications ...

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Welcome, Andrew Morgan

Andrew Morgan is the Programmer / IT Innovation Specialist at Transport Canada. Currently a key team member within Transport Canada on a project aimed at revolutionizing the current travel continuum. ...

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Welcome, Chris Allison

Chris Allison is the Director General at Canada School of Public Service. As a driven, passionate and creative leader and change agent, Chris’s career, skills and experiences span across public ...

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Welcome, Charles Eagan

Charles Eagan is the CTO of BlackBerry. Charles Eagan is dynamic leader with a proven track record leading global teams across mobile platforms and applications, IoT connected devices, IoT cloud, ...

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Welcome, Kentia Dazulma

Kentia Dazulma is the Director Data Analytics and Information Management at Transport Canada. Autonomous professionally which allows to accomplish division’s objectives in a proactive manner. Has a strong sense of ...

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