Calgary CIO Community

Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CIOs in the Calgary community to solve critical leadership challenges through the collective experiences and expertise of the network.

Invaluable network

Build a strong professional network where you live and work. Access the collective expertise of your true peers all in one place. Make new connections and catch up with old friends.

Peer collaboration

Gain new perspectives from peers who understand your most critical priorities and are facing the same challenges -- generate ideas, share real-life experiences and get forward-looking guidance and insights.

Actionable insights

Exchange best practices, validate strategies and walk away with practical insights that are immediately actionable.

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

  1. Investing in your people and the right technologies  
  2. Innovating with advanced technologies and new delivery models
  3. Influencing business stakeholders and enterprise outcomes

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.


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Brian Bench

CNOOC International
CIO & Vice President – Global IT

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Steve Biswanger


Jan Bradley headshot

Jan Bradley

City of Calgary
Chief Information Technology Officer

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Shaun Guthrie

Alberta Urban Municipalities Association
Senior Director Information Technology

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Kelly Hill

Keyera Corp.
Vice President, Information Technology

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Jason Hinchliff

Husky Energy
VP & Chief Information Officer

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Suzie Smibert

Global Director Enterprise Architecture & CISO

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Devon Smibert

NOVA Chemicals
Director, Cybersecurity


Ross Ballendine

Calfrac Well Services
Director, Information Technology

Michael Barr

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

Greg Bratton

Secure Energy Services
Director, IT

David Brunetta

North American Construction Group
Director, Finance and Information Technology

Mark Bryant

PCL Construction

J.J. Campbell


Peter Collins

MEG Energy Corp.
Manager, Information Technology

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

Denise Man

ATB Financial
Chief Technology Officer

Rob Martin

Baytex Energy
Director of IT/IS

Clare McMullen

Gran Tierra Energy Inc.
Dir., IT

Collin Moody

Alberta Motor Association

Howard Plato

Mgr., IS

Trevor Poffenroth

University of Calgary
Director, IT Technology Services and Operations

Penny Rae

Alberta Health Services

Steve Reece

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

Tony Rizzuti

ENMAX Corporation

Paul Selway

AltaGas Utilities
Senior Vice President & Chief Digital Officer

Sandeep Sharma

Enterprise Security Architect

Sarah Shortreed


John Vince

Shaw Communications
Director, Enterprise Architecture & Enablement

Scott Walker

Colas Canada
Mgr. IT

Craig Wilson

AltaGas Utilities
Director Information Technology

Upcoming Events

Virtual Programs

October 15, 2020

Global CIO Virtual Executive Summit

A virtual gathering for CIOs with global responsibilities to discuss challenges unique to international operations.

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October 20, 2020

Calgary CIO Virtual Executive Summit

Walk away from this peer-led, half-day virtual program with new connections and actionable insights.

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November 12, 2020

Calgary CIO Virtual Town Hall

Steering the Enterprise Forward Through Innovation

An interactive, peer-led discussion on current topics and priorities.

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December 7, 2020

Calgary CIO Virtual Town Hall

Looking to the Future – Lessons from 2020

An interactive, peer-led discussion on current topics and priorities.

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