Vancouver, BC 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

Vancouver, BC CIO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

Dave Cummings

Finning
Executive Vice President & Chief Digital Officer

Rob Davidson

Pacific Blue Cross - PBC Solutions
CISO

Michelle Evans

FortisBC Energy
Director, Information Systems

Rob Labbé

Teck
Director, Information Security

David Royer

Best Buy Canada
Director, Enterprise Risk & Compliance

Kalev Ruberg

Teck
VP Future and Chief Innovation Officer

Greg Sieg

Ledcor
SVP & CIO

Tim Swanson

FortisBC Energy
Director, Corporate Security & Business Continuity

Risa Zaleski

Canfor
Senior Director, Technology

Members

Dr. Catherine Aczel Boivie

Simon Fraser University
Founding President & Board Member-CIO Association

Michael Artley

HSBC Bank Canada
CIO

Darin Bains

Methanex Corp
Vice President Information Technology

Mark Basco

Hardwoods Distribution Inc.
Director of IT & Cybersecurity

Stuart Bourhill

First Nations Health Authority
Chief Information Officer

Alex Buhler

INDOCHINO
Chief Technology Officer

Jennifer Burns

University of British Columbia
CIO

Jim Chan

The Credit Counselling Society
Director of Information Technology

Mussawar Choudhry

Panago Pizza
Director, Information Technology

Bob Clark

Anthem Properties Group
Vice President, Information Services

Gary Eastwood

ICBC
Chief Information & Technology Officer

David Evans

Best Buy Canada
Chief Technology Officer

Kelly Gilchrist

British Columbia Auto Association
Chief Technology & Transformation Officer

Hanif Jessani

Taiga Building Products
Head of IT

Sam Jiwani

Odlum Brown
CIO

Steve Johnstone

Northland Properties
VP Information Technology & CIO

Paul King

West Fraser
Chief Information Officer

Mike Klein

BC Housing
CIO

Stephen Lamb

University of British Columbia
Deputy Chief Information Officer

Shawn Ling

BC Liquor Distribution Branch
CTO

Steve Little

Seaspan ULC
Vice President Business Technology Solutions

Gregor McWalter

Fraser Health Authority
Chief Information Officer

Kip Morison

BC Hydro
CIO

Gary Munro

TRIUMF
Interim CIO

Martin Palacios

Paper Excellence
Chief Information And Security Officer

Michel Parent

CanWel Building Materials
Director, IT

Greg Paulsen

Cascade Aerospace
Director, Information Technology

Kurt Pregler

TransLink
CIO

Francois Robinson

Pharmasave
National Director, IT

Chris Sepp

Seaspan ULC
VP of Information Technology

Jennifer Strutt

Teck
Director, Experience and Performance

Jories Timmers

Powerex
Director, IT & CIO

Dmitry Tyan

Interfor
Chief Architect

Carol Vorster

Corix
VP & CIO

Shari Wallace

Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver
CIO

Christina Wolf

British Columbia Securities Commission
Chief Economist

Joe Wong

Concert Properties
Vice President, Information Systems & Technology

Nancy Wong

CHC Helicopter
IT Director

Upcoming Programs


VIRTUAL

December 13, 2022 | 1 hour

Vancouver, BC CIO Virtual Town Hall

Technology Leadership to Advance Customer Experience

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

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IN-PERSON

April 19, 2023 | an evening

Vancouver, BC CIO Inner Circle

Vancouver Rowing Club

A gathering with peers to discuss timely topics over dinner in a private setting.

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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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IN-PERSON

October, 2023 | 1 day

Vancouver, BC CIO Executive Summit

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

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