Calgary CIO Community


Join a powerful network of peers

Connect with a local community of like-minded peers who share similar challenges and priorities. Access the collective expertise of CIOs from diverse experiences, backgrounds and industries. Members of the community come together several times a year to connect with each other, exchange ideas and experiences, and validate strategies and solutions.

Join your local community for exclusive access to:

Programs

Participate in year-round gatherings with your local peer group featuring unparalleled opportunities for collaboration, in-depth discussions and networking.

Insights

Exchange peer-validated strategies, solutions and partners, and access exclusive community insights to learn how other CIOs approach similar challenges.

Connections

Make new connections, enhance your career through an exclusive network, and build lasting relationships with peers.

Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CIOs today.

  1. Mastering the art of change and adaptability
  2. Accelerating high growth and a data-first mindset
  3. Empowering talent, protecting the enterprise

Calgary CIO Governing Body


A regional Governing Body leads the Calgary CIO community, shaping the topics and agendas for your local programs and ensuring that all content is driven by CIOs, for CIOs.

Co-Chairs

Ross Ballendine

Trimac Transportation
Vice President Information Technology

Steve Biswanger

ATCO
Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer

Jan Bradley

City of Calgary
Chief Information Technology Officer

Shaun Guthrie

Peavey Industries
Senior Vice President Information Technology

Kelly Hill

Keyera Corp.
Vice President, Information Technology

Jason Hinchliff

Cenovus Energy Inc.
Chief Information Officer & VP IT

Catherine Mendonsa

Finning
CISO, Director Information Systems Security & Enterprise Architecture

Members

Mike Ackroyd

SCM Insurance Services
CIO

Michael Barr

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
CIO

Rick Begg

Bird Construction
Chief Information Officer

Neil Bradbury

Bantrel Co.
Head of Technology, Information Services

Greg Bratton

Secure Energy Services
President

David Brunetta

North American Construction Group
Director, Finance and Information Technology

Mark Bryant

PCL Construction
CIO

Adrian Bryksa

Whitecap Resources Inc.
Director IT

J.J. Campbell

AFSC
CIO

Alwyn Christian

Alberta Teachers Retirement Fund
Director, Information Security and Management

Peter Collins

MEG Energy Corp.
Director, Information Technology

Will Dalton

ATCO
Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Andy Enskat

SMS Equipment
Vice President, Information Technology

Lisa Kissick

United Farmers of Alberta Co-Operative Limited
Vice President Information Technology

Mark Leach

Cameco Corporation
VP Business Technology Services

Joe MacKinnon

Secure Energy Services
Director Of Information Technology

Robert Martin

Champion Petfoods
Vice President Information Technology

Clare McMullen

Gran Tierra Energy Inc.
Dir., IT

Howard Plato

Strathcona Resources
Mgr., IS

Trevor Poffenroth

University of Calgary
Chief Information Officer

Steve Reece

Vermilion Energy, Inc.
Director - Information Technology & Information Services

Dan Reinbold

Plains GP Holdings
VP, Information Services, North America

Paul Selway

AltaGas Ltd
Senior Vice President & Chief Digital Officer

Sarah Shortreed

ATCO
EVP, CTO

Devon Smibert

NOVA Chemicals
Chief Information Officer

Scott Walker

Colas Canada
Mgr. IT

Craig Wilson

Apex Utilities
Director Information Technology

Olivera Zatezalo

Suncor Energy
GM, Cyber Security & Privacy

Upcoming Programs


VIRTUAL

December 8, 2022 | 1 hour

Calgary CIO Virtual Boardroom

Cyber-Resilience for the Enterprise of Tomorrow

An intimate and interactive conversation framed around a hot topic or priority.

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IN-PERSON

June, 2023 | 1 day

Calgary CIO Executive Summit

Walk away from this peer-led program with new connections and with actionable insights.

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IN-PERSON

September 13 - 15, 2023 | 3 days

Global CIO Executive Summit

Four Seasons Nashville

A summit for CIOs with global responsibilities to come together and discuss challenges unique to global operations.

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