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Event Date Thu Feb 24 EST (in 3 months)
Location Live
Region Americas

Engage with world-class technology leaders, openly sharing business-technology strategies and innovation, reshaping the customer experience. Hear from industry leaders thinking differently, demonstrating courageous leadership and fearless reinvention. These top-tier executives will offer stories of successes and share advice on leaning in and leading into the C-suite and line of business, driving disruption and innovations that reshape and reinvent their go-to-market, while fostering a culture of trust and compassionate guidance for their teams.


2022 Speakers


Jenny Alfandary
President and CEO, Westario Power Inc

Brian Chan
Vice President, Alorica

Roman Coba
VP Technology and CIO, Federated Co-operatives Limited

Naveen Kumar
SVP, Consulting Services, Info-Tech Research Group

Jonathan Landon
President & Founder, Connectiv Innovation Corporation

Maurizio Laudisa
Former Vice President IT, Procurement, Fleet, and Real Estate, Superior Propane

Hunter Muller
President & CEO, HMG Strategy

Dave Revell
EVP of Technology and CIO, CIBC

Don Tapscott
Co-Founder & Executive Chairman, Blockchain Research Institute


Samer Adi
Infrastructure and Security Leader, Goodfood Market

Yuri Aguiar
Chief Information and Transformation Officer, The Ogilvy Group

Maria Aiello
Global Head of Private Market & Real Estate Technology, Manulife Financial

Randy Alexander
CIO, Street Capital Bank of Canada

Jason Barr
CTO, 7Shifts

Ron Bennett
Global VP of IT, Linamar Corporation

James Betton
SVP, CIO & Life Operations, Ivari (Formerly Transatlantic Life Canada)

Mohit Bhat
Vice President, Enterprise Architecture, Canadian National Railway

Joanne Boucher
Vice President, xiBOSS Corporation

Brad Bowness
Chief Information Officer, Hydro One Inc.

Mark Bryant
Chief Information Officer, PCL Construction

Bert Buchanan
Principal Architect, Freedom Mobile

Beatriz Copelli
Group Functional CIO - Finance, HR, Legal & External Affairs, Global Shared Services, British American Tobacco

Lee W. Crump
Former CIO & Group Vice President, Rollins, Inc.

Hugh Cumming
CIO, Manulife Canada, Manulife

John Currie
Executive Director, Honouring Indigenous Peoples (HIP)

Wally Curry
Chariman, Open Doors

Martin Davis
CIO & Strategic Advisor, DUNELM Associates Ltd

Brian Dickson
Strategic Management Consultant, IT Enterprise Portfolio, Metrolinx

Ben Draper
CIO, Sym-Tech Dealer Services, an Amynta Group Company

Joseph Edward
CEO & Chief Innovation Officer, INVORG

Raymond Gilbert
Managing Partner, Causal Effects, Inc.

Nabil Harfoush
Associate, Harvard University

Lisa Heidman
Founder and CEO, Arlington Partners International

Dennis Hodges
CIO, Inteva Products LLC

Fazal Husain
Director, Enterprise Solutions, City of Toronto

Michael Issaev
CTO, Patient News

Dushyan Jayasundera
VP, Enterprise Technology Transformation, Canadian Tire

Arik Kalininsky
CEO, Dalikoo

Kyoko Kobayashi
Managing Partner, CIOs Beyond Borders Group

Kin Lee-Yow
CIO, CAA Club Group of Companies

Marc Lijour
VP Capacity and Innovation Readiness, Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC)

Michael Lin
CIO, Travelers Canada

David Mansilla
Founder & CEO, ISU Corp

Jean-Louis Marin
VP of IT, Napoleon Group of Companies

Ted Maulucci
President, SmartONE Solutions Inc.

Drew McFeetors
Consultant, Egon Zehnder

Gerry McNamara
Managing Director, Global Information Officers Practice, Korn Ferry

John Mealia
Senior Client Partner, Korn Ferry

Octavian Mitrea
IT Sr. Consultant, ORMIT Consulting Services

Laura Money
EVP & CIO, Sun Life Financial

Dani Neufeld
Director - Canada, Watergen Ltd

Shyam Oberoi
Chief Digital Officer, Royal Ontario Museum

Peter O'Grady
CTO & Program Manager, INVORG

Aaron Pais
CIO, Morguard

Peyman Parsi
Chief Technology Officer, Blanc Labs

Sime Pavlovic
CIO, Niagara Health

Lisa Porlier
Managing Director, Technology Sector Leader, Russell Reynolds Associates

Robert Preduta
Independent Consultant

Yves Rannou
Vice President, Digital Solutions, Sunwing Travel Group

Fariba Rawhani
Chief Information Officer, Teranet Inc

John Salama
VP Global Technology, G Adventures

Nicolai Salcedo
CIO, Walmart Canada

Yasemin Sezer
Head - Technology & Operations, Larsen & Toubro Infotech Canada

Zia Shah
CISO and Executive Director, KPMG

Jamal Shah
Managing Partner, Causal Effects, Inc.

Kelly Shen
Senior Managing Director, Chief Technology & Data Officer, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

Bobby Singh
CISO and Global Head of Infrastructure, TMX Group

Kevin Squires
VP, Business Technology, Konstant

Maurice Tayeh
Global Chief Information Officer, Hatch

Danny Torchia
Vice President, Corporate Technology, OpenText

Brian Turpin
Vice President, Information Technology, Greenwin Inc

Juliet Turpin
Vice President, Randstad Canada

Andrew Vezina
VP & CISO, Equitable Bank

Madeleyne Vivanco
Board Director, Toronto Chapter, CIO Association of Canada

Jonathan Ward
President, Ward Technology Talent

Christine West
VP, Individual Customer Technology, Canada Life Assurance Company

John Westcott
Sr. Management Consultant, RUBIQ

Eric Whaley
CIO, Wolseley Canada Inc.

Jeff Williams
Former Executive Director of Technology, SHIFT, Next Pathway Inc.


Paul Bellack
Global CIO, Magna International

Dennis Hodges
CIO, Inteva Products LLC

Samantha Liscio
Chief Technology Information Officer, Canada’s CIO of the Year 2020, Public Sector, NIHR Clinical Research Network

Hunter Muller
President and CEO, HMG Strategy

Gary Sorrentino
Chairman of the Zoom CISO Council, Global Deputy CIO, Zoom

Sponsors & Partners

2022 Partners

• Zoom

• Darktrace
• Forescout Technologies
• Globant
• Sonatype
• Auth0
• RingCentral, Inc.
• SafeGuard Cyber
• Illumio
• Zscaler
• Skybox
• Akamai

• Egon Zehnder
• Heidrick & Struggles
• Korn Ferry
• Spencer Stuart

• Amplify Partners
• Glynn Capital
• Greylock Partners
• Lightspeed Ventures
• Menlo Ventures
• Sequoia

• Society for Information Management (SIM)
• CIO Association of Canada (CIOCAN)