Welcome, Roy Liu


Roy Liu is the Head of Technology at R-LABS Canada Inc. An accomplished information technology professional with over 18 years of proven experience in a diverse range of technologies within multiple industry settings. Demonstrated success managing networking, software design, quality assurance, product development, and Internet technology. Well-organized, results oriented individual with proven ability to implement …

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Leading Transformation in the 4th Industrial Revolution

Leading Transformation 4IR

The Toronto Chapter of the CIO Association was pleased to collaborate with Lee Hecht Harrison Knightsbridge to offer our most recent event, Leading Transformation in the 4th Industrial Revolution. Michelle Moore and Tim Hewat outlined the difference between continuous improvement and transformation, the typical barriers and enablers to transformation, and the leadership capabilities required to …

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Welcome, Michael Ma


Michael Ma is the SVP & Chief Information Officer at LifeLabs Inc. He is known for leadership and partnership in complex, large-scale change implementations and turnaround. Both a strategist and tactician, displays strength to swiftly assess and grasp the big picture, driving the business through challenges to sharpen competitive edge, achieve excellence in operational efficiency, …

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Welcome, Paul Mariner


Paul Mariner is the Senior Director of IT Business Operations at The Salvation Army. “The buck stops here.” At the end of the day, that’s the reality for those within a management role. However, the road to making a sound and cost-effective decision can sometimes be a winding one. As a young leader, I quickly …

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Welcome, Varathan Pathmanathan


Varathan Pathmanathan is the Head of IT at Pickering College. He is an accomplished IT leader with over Twenty-five years work experience play a key role in the operation of company’s information and communication technology, strategic planning and execution, data center management, customer service, project management and cyber security and compliance. Experienced change agent with …

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Welcome, Fariba Rawhani


Fariba Rawhani is the Chief Information Officer at Teranet Inc. A visionary executive acknowledged for her transformational leadership skills who has held a senior leadership role. A strong team player who has led global organizations that achieved strong technology innovations, revenue growth and provided excellence of service within intensely competitive markets. Results oriented and skilled …

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IDC: ICT Predictions for 2020


The Toronto Chapter of the CIO Association was pleased to collaborate with IDC to offer our most recent event.  As part of a National Series for the CIO Association of Canada, IDC Canada’s 2020 ICT Predictions explores the user trends and vendor strategies that will shape enterprise IT and the role of the CIO. The slide …

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Welcome, Chris Hummel


Chris Hummel is the Chief Information Officer at BlackBerry. Award winning executive and business leader with 20+ years of leadership experience in the IT and telecommunications industries that spans IT service delivery, project management, network integration & new business development across international locations. Brings proven successes designing and implementing cost-effective enterprise and wireless solutions with …

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Welcome, Leo Eikelman


Leo Eikelman is the VP of Technology at InvestorCOM Inc. Experienced leader with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Skilled in Business Development, IT Strategy Management, Technology and Business Alignment, Business Process Improvement, and Leadership. Strong engineering background with a focus on architecture best practices and standards, process re-engineering, …

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Welcome, Miguel Yeara


Miguel Yeara is the IT Manager at Atlas Tire. A Senior Leader in Information Technology specializing in driving business strategic direction within competitive sectors such as Distribution, Warehousing, Manufacturing, Automotive, Finance, and Retail, through proactively leading and managing IT strategies, IT operations and project management capabilities.

Welcome, Richard Hill


Richard Hill is the Director of Information Technology at Total Power Limited. Richard is a results-driven IT Leader, Strategist and Mentor with over 20 years’ experience in roles of progressive responsibility. His key skills include; IT strategy, leadership of cross-functional teams and multidisciplinary IT departments, budget management, ERP selection, implementation and enhancement and project management.

Welcome, John Graham


John Graham is the Director of Service Portfolio Management & Enterprise Architecture at Apotex. Extensive experience leading teams, collaborating with business partners to develop roadmaps and deliver strategic initiatives from inception to implementation. Unique ability to integrate across business functions and technology platforms.