Yasemin Sezer | Head – Technology and Operations | LTI Canada


Yasemin Sezer has been with LTI Canada and its predecessor organizations Citigroup, Unisen and AGF for over 18 years and currently heads technology delivery organization. Yasemin has taken her organization through API led digital transformation in the last 2 years modernizing its platforms and technology, driving significant improvements in time to market, quality and client …

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Paul Twigg | National Technology and Innovation Leader


Paul is a goal-oriented business leader with executive and hands-on experience in delivering leading edge cloud, architecture and support services. He is a recognized speaker and thought leader in the Canadian technology field. CIO Peer Forum 2020, Day 1: Track speaker Competing in a Culture of Speed Yesterday’s fast is today’s unacceptable. New business models …

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Melanie Cockerline | Chief, Financial Policy & Systems and Robotics Process Automation Project Manager | Transport Canada


Melanie is a Manager at Transport Canada (TC) responsible for the Business Architecture and System Integration team within Financial Policy and Systems. Melanie’s work focuses on the integration and alignment of the TC’s Financial Systems, looking for process improvement opportunities as well as the implementation of RPA for Finance and Administration. CIO Peer Forum 2020, …

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Kelly Hill | Director, Information Technology | Keyera Corp.


Kelly Hill is the general manager of information technology at Keyera Corp., one of the largest independent midstream companies in Canada. Prior to Keyera, Hill spent 16 years at Encana in a variety of IT roles including enterprise architecture, enterprise information management and upstream business solutions. CIO Peer Forum 2020, Day 2: Track speaker Leadership …

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Jonathan Nguyen-Duy | VP of Strategic Programs | Fortinet


Jonathan Nguyen-Duy leads strategy and service relationship programs at Fortinet where he focuses on emerging technologies and partnerships. With extensive experience working with global enterprises and nation-states, Jonathan is responsible for developing innovative security solutions addressing the challenges of digital transformation – from the IoT Edge to the Cloud. Prior to joining Fortinet, Jonathan served …

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Jeff Skipper | CEO | Jeff Skipper Consulting


Jeff Skipper is an expert in accelerating change. Clients such as Suncor, Enbridge, IBM, and The Salvation Army have engaged him to achieve dramatic results during strategic transformation by wrapping complex change in motivating mission. Jeff holds a Master’s degree in Organizational Psychology and is a Certified Change Management Professional. His first book will be …

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Jeff Bergeron | Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer | NTT DATA Services


Jeff Bergeron is a Senior Vice President & CTO focused on delivering simplified automated digital solutions that will assist clients with formulating new business models, enabled through technology, to position clients to compete into the future. With over 20 years of IT Industry experience, Jeff is recognized as an industry thought leader. His experience spans …

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Janis Grantham | Co-Founder and CEO | Eagle Professional Resources Inc.


Janis Grantham is a Co-Founder and Chief Executive Office for Eagle Professional Resources, one of Canada’s leading professional staffing companies. She has been with Eagle for over 23 years and has also served as the President and Chief Operating Officer. Ms. Grantham studied Computer Science at Carleton University, has an MBA from Queen’s Executive Program …

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Jan Bradley | Chief Information Technology Officer | City of Calgary


Jan Bradley is the director and chief information technology officer at The City of Calgary. As the chief information technology officer (CITO), Bradley’s role is to enable city business units to use technology to deliver services to citizens. The CITO oversees the investment, delivery and sustainment of the city’s technology infrastructure and leads planning for …

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Irina Krasteleva | Director, Solutions Centre | Transport Canada


Irina is a Director at Transport Canada (TC) responsible for a combined IT operational portfolio that consists of multiple line of business and over 10 capital projects. Irina supports TC mission critical applications for Intermodal Security, Aviation Security, Environmental Programs and Navigation Protection Program. She also manages the Corporate Applications portfolio: a large and diverse …

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Helen Knight | Founder & CTO of technology focused nonprofits


Helen is the Vice President of the Calgary Chapter of the CIO Association of Canada, and the chair of Peer Forum 2020. Helen drives positive change as the founder of a technology focused nonprofit and leader of a City of Calgary Smart Cities initiative to increase access to technology for the vulnerable. Helen also serves …

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Dave Sharrock | CEO | agile42 North America


Dave Sharrock has nearly 20 years experience working with product delivery organizations, from Fortune100 companies to startups, telecommunications to branded consumer goods. Dave helps companies and organizations understand and realize the benefits of applying an agile/lean mindset to product development. A sought-after speaker and consultant, Dave is an expert on organizational change and agile business …

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