Governing Body members are responsible for the strategic direction of the CIO Executive Summit. The support and participation of our region's Fortune 1000 CIOs, along with the top government and academic CIOs, ensures that each of the conference sessions, speakers and best practice vendor sponsors are relevant, timely and structured to deliver maximum value.

Chairs

Jim Chan
Director, IT
H.Y. Louie Co. Limited
Chris Covell
CIO
Boston Pizza International
Dave Cummings
SVP & CIO
Finning International, Inc.
Andy Parkins
VP, Business Technology
1-800-GOT-JUNK? LLC
Kalev Ruberg
CIO
Teck Resources Limited

Governing Body

Dr. Catherine Aczel Boivie
Founding President & Board Member
CIO Association of Canada
Michael Artley
CIO
HSBC Bank Canada
Ian Bailey
CTO
Government of the Province of British Columbia
Darin Bains
VP, IT & CIO
Teekay Corporation
Dr. Alma Barranco-Mendoza
CIO
Canadian Space Society
Alex Buhler
CIO, Mountain Equipment Co-op
& President, Vancouver Chapter CIOCAN
Carlos Carreiro
SVP & CIO
TELUS
Ward Chapin
VP, IT
Methanex Corporation
Mussawar Choudhry
Director, IT
Panago Pizza Inc.
Alex Coleman
CIO
Saskatchewan Workers Compensation Board
Nick Curalli
GM, IT
London Drugs Limited
Lynette DuJohn
VP, Business Technology & CIO
British Columbia Lottery Corporation
Paul Einarson
CIO
Catalyst Paper Corporation
Don Farley
CIO
BC Liquor Distribution Branch
Grant Fengstad
Director, IT
City of Richmond
Mal Griffin
CIO
Interior Health Authority
Paul Jackson
IT Director
LUSH Fresh Handmade Cosmetics
Miguel Kanafany
Senior Dir., Infrastructure & Integration Canada
Sysco Corporation
Paul King
VP & CIO
CHC Helicopter Corporation
Mike Klein
CIO
BC Housing
Brian Kuhn
Director of Technology & CIO
Vancouver School Board
Jag Madan
CIO
Vancouver Community College
Alan Mendes
Manager, IT
Univar Canada Ltd.
Marcin Mostowy
VP, IT & Risk Management
KGHM International Ltd.
Neil Muir
CIO, VP Property & Procurement
Flight Centre Limited
Anne Naser
CIO
WorkSafeBC
Adam Niemur
Dir., IT
Gordon Food Service Canada
Amin Noormohamed
VP & CIO
Core-Mark International
David Oh
CIO & VP, Innovation
Alberta Gaming And Liquor Commission
Andy Platten
CIO
Insurance Corporation of British Columbia
Carmen Plesch
Dir., Information Systems
WhiteWater West Industries Ltd.
Vaughn Ravenscroft
EVP, IT
Walton Global Investments Ltd.
Francois Robinson
National Director, IT
Pharmasave Drugs (National) Ltd.
Mark Sedgwick
VP, IT
Whistler Blackcomb
Greg Sieg
SVP & CIO
Ledcor Industries, Inc.
Alan Skiffington
CIO
ATCO Ltd.
Allan Smith
SVP & CIO
Lululemon Athletica
Terry Taciuk
VP, Information & Business Analytics
A&W Food Services of Canada Inc.
Satvir Thandi
VP, Technology & Architecture
First West Credit Union
Corinne Timmermann
Executive Director & Ministry CIO
Government of British Columbia
Jories Timmers
IT Director & CIO
Powerex
David Trent
Sr. Dir., IT
Canfor Pulp Limited Partnership
Hussein Waljee
Director, IT
Coastal Contacts Inc.
Shari Wallace
CIO
City of Burnaby
Trish Watson
IT Manager
Tolko Industries Ltd.