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. Seizing momentum – influencing and leading the enterprise
  2. Thriving through uncertainty - empowering people and delivering value
  3. Advancing and scaling strategic, outcome-based technologies

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.


Ross Ballendine

Calfrac Well Services
Director, Information Technology

Brian Bench

CNOOC International
CIO & Vice President – Global IT

Steve Biswanger

Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer

Jan Bradley

City of Calgary
Chief Information Technology Officer

Shaun Guthrie

Alberta Urban Municipalities Association
Senior Director, Information Technology

Kelly Hill

Keyera Corp.
Vice President, Information Technology

Jason Hinchliff

Husky Energy
Chief Information Officer & VP IT


Michael Barr

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

Rick Begg

Bird Construction Company Limited
Chief Information Officer

Greg Bratton

Secure Energy Services
Director, IT

David Brunetta

North American Construction Group
Director, Finance and Information Technology

Mark Bryant

PCL Construction

Adrian Bryksa

Whitecap Resources Inc.
Director IT

J.J. Campbell


Peter Collins

MEG Energy Corp.
Manager, Information Technology

Will Dalton

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

Director Of Information Technology

Robert Martin

Champion Petfoods
Vice President Information Technology

Clare McMullen

Gran Tierra Energy Inc.
Dir., IT

Collin Moody

Alberta Motor Association

Sandeep Parmar

Suncor Energy
GM, Digital Platforms & Operations

Howard Plato

Mgr., IS

Trevor Poffenroth

University of Calgary
Chief Technology Officer

Penny Rae

Alberta Health Services

Steve Reece

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

Dan Reinbold

Plains Midstream
VP, Information Services, North America

Tony Rizzuti

ENMAX Corporation

Paul Selway

AltaGas Utilities
Senior Vice President & Chief Digital Officer

Sarah Shortreed


Devon Smibert

NOVA Chemicals
Chief Information Officer

Scott Walker

Colas Canada
Mgr. IT

Craig Wilson

AltaGas Utilities
Director Information Technology

Upcoming Events

In-person Programs

December 8, 2021

Calgary CIO Executive Summit

BMO Centre at Calgary Stampede

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

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Virtual Programs

September 1, 2021

Calgary CIO Virtual Town Hall

Calgary CIO & CISO Virtual Town Hall

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

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October 7 - 8, 2021

Global CIO Virtual Executive Summit

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

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