Friday, June 18, 2021

#FollowFriday: Three CIOs who get Twitter

If you only have a few minutes to check Twitter a day and need to find valuable insights, you can bank on Charaka Kithulegoda.

The CIO of Tangerine (formerly ING Direct Canada) has been more active on the social service than ever before since his firm’s rebranding. Given his background in financial services, it’s not surprising that much of what interests him concerns mobile wallets, online payments and other aspects of banking transactions, but there’s also plenty of references to items that speak to broader leadership issues.

You can learn more about what Tangerine’s been doing with technology by reading the story about its mobile app on our sister site,

Steve Groves has been on a tear with his Twitter account lately. The CIO of Good Life Fitness, Steve has been live-tweeting his impressions of recent keynote speeches at events with Dell, Deloitte and others. He also has lots of stuff about sports, and, not surprisingly, keeping in shape. His observations on tech, though, are well worth favouriting:

And finally, David Heffernan may be based in the NorthWest Territories (where he’s the corporate CIO), but he uses the power of Twitter to extend his influence across Canada and beyond. Anyone who’s been following him for a while knows he sometimes comes across useful links long before anyone else:



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