Calgary CISO Community

Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CISOs 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 CISOs today.

  1. Strategies for a risk-aligned, resilient organization
  2. Developing and investing in the security workforce of tomorrow
  3. Creating business value and supporting agile business operations

Calgary CISO Governing Body

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


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Brian Bench

CNOOC International
CIO & Vice President – Global IT

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Steve Biswanger


Jan Bradley headshot

Jan Bradley

City of Calgary
Chief Information Technology Officer

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Shaun Guthrie

Alberta Urban Municipalities Association
Senior Director Information Technology

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Kelly Hill

Keyera Corp.
Vice President, Information Technology

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Jason Hinchliff

Husky Energy
VP & Chief Information Officer

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Suzie Smibert

Global Director Enterprise Architecture & CISO

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Devon Smibert

NOVA Chemicals
Director, Cybersecurity


Debola Akinola

Athabasca University

Michael Alguire

Director Cybersecurity Governance

Tony Arthur

Canadian Pacific Railway
Director, Enterprise Security

Troy Davidson

Head of Security Operation Center

Suresh Durairaj

TC Energy
Manager, Cyber Security Strategy & Operations

Cory Gould

Canadian Western Bank
Chief Information Security Officer

Richard "Rick" Imbrogno

Enverus (formerly Oildex/Drillinginfo)
Chief Security Officer

Graham Lange

Director of Cybersecurity

Hani Mansi

City of Edmonton

Janine Maynard

Shaw Communications
Manager of Platform Systems

Tim McCreight

City of Calgary

Kevin Mckay

City of Edmonton
Program Manager, IT Security & Risk Assurance

Collin Moody

Alberta Motor Association

Ajay Patel

Parkland Fuel Corporation
Directory Information Security

Lindsay Peterson

Enerflex Ltd.
Mgr Infrastructure & Security

Ashif Samnani

Husky Energy
Head of Information Security

Upcoming Events

In-person Programs

September 21 - 23, 2020

Global CISO Executive Summit

Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain

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

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October 20, 2020

Calgary CISO Executive Summit

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

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March, 2021

Calgary CISO Inner Circle

An evening with peers to discuss timely topics over dinner in a private setting.

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Virtual Programs

September 2, 2020

Calgary CISO Virtual Town Hall

Achieving Business Transparency

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

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September 15, 2020

Calgary CISO Virtual Boardroom

Calgary CIO & CISO Virtual Boardroom

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

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CIO and CISO Thought Leaders