In his position as vice-president and editorial director of IT World Canada, John Pickett is a frequent speaker and media source on information technology. After 20 years in systems management and consulting he co-founded and edited the publication that is known today as ComputerWorld Canada, the leading Canadian journal for IT professionals. Today IT World Canada’s journals address the large community of executives and professionals who operate the backbone of business and government infrastructure, with far-reaching competitive, economic and societal implications.
To stay on top of industry trends, John has developed a highly professional staff, and relationships with technology experts and IT leaders in business, government and academia. It is with these resources at his disposal that John leads the editorial and strategic direction for four popular information technology journals: CIO Canada, CIO Government Review, ComputerWorld Canada, and Network World Canada as well as the leading Canadian IT Web site, ITWorldCanada.com.