Toronto CIO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CIOs in the Toronto 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

Toronto CIO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

Cecilia Carbonelli headshot

Cecilia Carbonelli

Haventree Bank
VP of IT

Roman Coba headshot

Roman Coba

Federated Co-op Limited (FCL)
CIO & VP Technology

Michael Eubanks headshot

Michael Eubanks

goeasy
Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Foad Godarzy headshot

Foad Godarzy

ENGIE Canada
Head of IT/OT Canada

Melody Wallis headshot

Melody Wallis

Procter & Gamble
Head of IT and Business Services

Members

Martin Boyer

Toronto Pearson Airport
CIO & VP, IT

Duke Butler

Royal Bank of Canada
Head, DevOps Adoption

Vince Campanelli

Parmalat Canada
VP of IT

Rodney Cheung

BGIS
Global Chief Information Officer

Ricardo Costa

Purolator Inc.
CIO

Andrew Cree

Canada Cartage
CIO

Roger Favero

HomeEquity Bank
CIO

Lorena Ferino

Plexxus
CIO

Brian Gill

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation
SVP, CTO

Gareth Harron

Nestlé Canada Inc.
VP, Head of IT

Anjum Iqbal

Fidelity National Financial
VP, Technology

Sam Ishak

FCT
CIO

Michael Issaev

Patient News
Chief Technology Officer

Shane Kelly

CHISHOLM
CIO

Nasir Kenea

City Of Markham
CIO

Janine Leahey

Allstate Canada
CIO

Rex Lee

Canadian Tire Corporation
CIO & SVP

Kin Lee-Yow

CAA Club Group
CIO

Michael Lin

The Travelers Companies Inc
Chief Information Officer, Canada

Rosemarie Lipman

EllisDon
CIO & SVP, Enterprise Intelligence

Andreas Liris

Maple Leaf Foods
CIO

Samantha Liscio

WSIB
Chief Technology & Innovation Officer

Greg Loker

Manulife
VP, Technology

Chris Lush

Woodbine Entertainment Group
SVP Technology

Judy Lyster

Eli Lilly Canada
Head of IT

Neil Maizen

Canadian Tire Dealers' Association
EVP & CIO

Jean-Louis Marin

Napoleon Group of Companies
VP of IT

Karl Martineau

Legal Aid Ontario
CIO

Ted Maulucci

SmartONE Solutions
President & CIO

Arlene McDonald

Farrow
CIO

Celso Mello

TSSA
Chief Information Officer (CIO)

Stuart Moir

HSBC Canada
Head of SWD Canada

Moustafa Naguib

Superior Propane
Head of IT Infrastructure

Hector Navarro

Atlantic Packaging
Vice President, IT

Majid Nazari

Generali Global Health Services
Head of Information Systems & Infrastructure

Alfredo Otoya

DHL Express
CIO

Aaron Pais

Morguard Corporation
CIO

Sime Pavlovic

Niagara Health
CIO

Mike Plantinga

CIBC Mellon
VP & CIO

Anca Preda

De Havilland Canada
Vice President, Information Technology

Fariba Rawhani

Teranet
CIO

Dave Revell

CIBC
EVP of Technology & CIO

Jamshid Rezaei

Mitel
Chief Information Officer

Katia Saenko

Cadillac Fairview
SVP & CIO

Yasemin Sezer

LTI Canada
Head of Technology & Operations

Doris Simcich

AstraZeneca
Head of IT, Canada

Peter Singh

Toronto District School Board
IT & IM Services, FOI and Privacy Office

Maurice Tayeh

Hatch
Global Chief Information Officer

Medhanie Tekeste

Apotex
Chief Information Officer

Brian Turpin

Greenwin
CIO

Erwin Van Hout

SickKids
Chief Technology Officer

Eric Whaley

Wolseley Canada
Chief Information Officer

Lawrence Wong

Allianz Global Assistance
CIO

Hassan el Bouhali

Woodbridge
CIO

Upcoming Events


Virtual Programs

September 24, 2020

Toronto CIO Virtual Town Hall

Leveraging Greater Influence and Deeper Business Engagement

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

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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 28, 2020

Toronto 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 24, 2020

Toronto CIO Virtual Town Hall

Getting Comfortable with the Imperfect State

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

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December 17, 2020

Toronto CIO Virtual Town Hall

Recalibrating Expectations of the Internal Customer

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

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