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

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 headshot

Dave Cummings

Finning International
Executive Vice President & Chief Digital Officer

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Rob Labbé

Teck
Director, Information Security

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Kalev Ruberg

Teck
VP Digital Systems & CIO

Greg Sieg headshot

Greg Sieg

Ledcor
SVP & CIO

Suzie Smibert headshot

Suzie Smibert

Finning
Global Director Enterprise Architecture & CISO

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Tim Swanson

FortisBC Energy Inc.
Director, Information & Infrastructure Security

Members

Dr. Catherine Aczel Boivie

Simon Fraser University
Founding President & Board Member-CIO Association

Anuj Anand

Ausenco
VP, Technology Services and Solutions

Michael Artley

HSBC Canada
CIO

Darin Bains

Methanex
Vice President Information Technology

Dr. Alma Barranco-Mendoza

Canadian Space Society
CIO

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

Urban Barn
Director, IT

Catherine Chick

Mitacs
CIO

Mussawar Choudhry

Panago Pizza
Director, IT

Bob Clark

Anthem Properties Group
VP, IT

Pat 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

Insurance Corporation of British Columbia
Chief Info. & Tech. Officer

Michelle Evans

FortisBC Energy
Director, Information Systems

David Evans

Best Buy Canada
Chief Technology Officer & VP Technology

Kelly Gilchrist

Interfor
VP, IT

Cavin Green

Rocky Mountaineer
Vice President, Information Technology & Digital Transformation

Roy Hart

British Columbia Institute of Technology
Chief Information Officer

Silviu Hinta

Expedia Group
Senior Director, Technology (Global Cruise)

Bryce Hollweg

Aquilini Investment Group, Inc.
VP, Managing Director

Sam Jiwani

Odlum Brown
VP, Business & Technology Solutions

Steve Johnstone

Northland Properties
VP Information Technology & CIO

Paul King

West Fraser Timber
CIO

Mike Klein

BC Housing
CIO

Roberta Kowalishin

DIALOG Design
Director of Technology

Hakan Kutluay

Eldorado Gold
CIO

Stephen Lamb

University of British Columbia
Deputy Chief Information Officer

Dianne Lapierre

Raymond James
Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Shawn Ling

BC Liquor Distribution Branch
Director, Business Analytics and Data Services

Wency Lum

University of Victoria
CIO

Marianne Marck

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers
CIO

Dave Marecek

BC Pensions Corporation
VP, Transformation & Information Services

Gregor McWalter

Fraser Health Authority
Chief Information Officer

Kip Morison

BC Hydro
CIO

Gary Munro

City of North Vancouver
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
Vice President, Information Technology

Mihai Strusievici

Colliers International
Director of IT, North America

Jennifer Strutt

Canfor
Senior Director, Technology

David Thomas

SSR Mining Inc
Director, Information Technology

Jories Timmers

Powerex
Director, IT & CIO

Carol Vorster

Corix
VP & CIO

Shari Wallace

City of Burnaby
CIO

Christina Wolf

British Columbia Securities Commission
CIO

Joe Wong

Coast Capital Savings Credit Union
VP IT

Nancy Wong

CHC
IT Director

Leo de Sousa

City of Vancouver
Deputy Chief Information Officer

Upcoming programs


September 23, 2020

2020 Global CIO Executive Summit

Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain

A three-day summit for CIOs with global responsibilities to come together and discuss challenges unique to global operations.

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December 16, 2020

2020 Vancouver, BC CIO Executive Summit Q4

Vancouver Convention Centre West Building

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

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June 2021

2021 Vancouver, BC CIO Executive Summit Q2

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

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