Vancouver, BC CIO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CIOs in the Vancouver, BC 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

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 Labbé

Teck
Director, Information Security

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

Anuj Anand

Ausenco
Vice President (Global), Technology Services and Solutions

Michael Artley

HSBC Canada
CIO

Darin Bains

Methanex Corp
Vice President Information Technology

Dr. Alma Barranco-Mendoza

Canadian Space Society
CIO

Mark Basco

Hardwoods Distribution Inc.
Director, Information Technology

Nancy Blair

MEC
CIO

Stuart Bourhill

First Nations Health Authority
Vice President IMIT & Chief Information Officer

Alex Buhler

INDOCHINO
Chief Technology Officer

Jennifer Burns

University of British Columbia
CIO

Jim Chan

The Canadian Fishing Company Limited
Director of Information Technology

Catherine Chick

Canada Goose
SVP, IT

Mussawar Choudhry

Panago Pizza
Director, Information Technology

Bob Clark

Anthem Properties Group
VP, IT

Patrick Davis

BCLC
Vice President & CIO

Ian Donaldson

Government of British Columbia
Service Management Director at Ministry of Labour, Citizens' Services and Open Government

Gary Eastwood

ICBC
Chief Information & Technology Officer

David Evans

Best Buy Canada
Vice President & Chief Technology Officer

Michelle Evans

FortisBC Energy
Director, Information Systems

Kelly Gilchrist

British Columbia Auto Association
Chief Technology & Transformation Officer

Roy Hart

British Columbia Institute of Technology
Chief Information Officer

Silviu Hinta

Expedia Group
Senior Director, Technology

Hanif Jessani

Taiga Building Products
Head of IT

Sam Jiwani

Odlum Brown
VP, Business & Technology Solutions

Steve Johnstone

Northland Properties
VP Information Technology & CIO

Paul King

West Fraser Timber
Chief Information Officer

Mike Klein

BC Housing
CIO

Roberta Kowalishin

DIALOG Design
Chief Information & Technology Officer

Hakan Kutluay

Eldorado Gold
CIO

Stephen Lamb

University of British Columbia
Deputy Chief Information Officer

Dianne Lapierre

Absolute
Chief Information Officer

Shawn Ling

BC Liquor Distribution Branch
CTO

Steve Little

Seaspan Corporation
Vice President Business Technology Solutions

Wency Lum

University of Victoria
CIO

Marianne Marck

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers
CIO

Gregor McWalter

Fraser Health Authority
Chief Information Officer

Kip Morison

BC Hydro
CIO

Gary Munro

City of North Vancouver
CIO & Manager, Information Technology

Michel Parent

CanWel Building Materials
Director, IT

Greg Paulsen

Cascade Aerospace
Director, Information Technology

Kurt Pregler

TransLink
CIO

Francois Robinson

Pharmasave
National Director, IT

Christoph Jan Sepp

Seaspan Corporation
VP of Information Technology

Mihai Strusievici

Colliers International
Vice President Information Technology, Global

Jennifer Strutt

Neticin Technology Health
Senior Director, Technology

David Thomas

SSR Mining Inc.
Director, Information Technology

Jories Timmers

Powerex
Director, IT & CIO

Carol Vorster

Corix
VP & CIO

Shari Wallace

TRIUMF
CIO

Christina Wolf

British Columbia Securities Commission
Chief Economist, Acting CIO

Nancy Wong

CHC Helicopter
IT Director

Joe Wong

Concert Properties
Vice President, Information Systems & Technology

Leo de Sousa

City of Vancouver
Director Enterprise Technology

Upcoming Programs


In-person Programs

December 7, 2021

Vancouver, BC CIO Executive Summit

Fairmont Waterfront

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

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Virtual Programs

September 28, 2021

Vancouver, BC CIO Virtual Boardroom

Mastering the Success Factors of Infrastructure Automation

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

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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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